Web site: http://www.irishfoodtrails.com
Accomplished chef, food journalist, and award-winning cookbook author Clodagh McKenna travels the length and breadth of Ireland in search of the best food, farmers' markets, and more.
Dingle, Co Kerry - Part 1 #101
A vibrant market in the colorful town of Dingle and the famous Doyle's Seafood Bar are visited.
- KET2 Wednesday, January 8 at 4:00 pm EST
Carlingford and the North East #102
Clodagh learns about different types of oysters at the Carlingford Oyster Company's oyster beds and watches chef Denis Crompton prepare local mussels and oysters.
- KET2 Wednesday, January 15 at 4:00 pm EST
Dublin and Dun Laoghaire #103
The thriving markets of Temple Bar and Dun Laoghaire and a Belgian chocolatier are showcased.
- KET2 Wednesday, January 22 at 4:00 pm EST
Wickow and Dublin #104
Clodagh visits Idas Trout Farm and The King Sitric restaurant to learn how chef-proprietor Aidan McManus prepares his famous garlic Dublin Bay prawns.
- KET2 Wednesday, January 29 at 4:00 pm EST
Clodagh visits the iconic Rock of Cashel and farmers' markets in Cahir and Carrick-on-Suir.
- KET2 Wednesday, February 5 at 4:00 pm EST
Valentia, Co. Kerry #106
Clodagh goes fishing in the clear waters around Valentia Island and shows a way to cook shrimp.
- KET2 Wednesday, February 12 at 4:00 pm EST
Into The West - Galway, Mayo and Sligo #107
A butcher who air-dries Connemara lamb and a salmon smoker on the shores of Galway Bay are visited.
- KET2 Wednesday, February 19 at 4:00 pm EST
County Clare #108
In Inagh, Clodagh visits a 6th-century monastery and the farm that produces a famous local cheese named after Saint Tola. At Ireland's only micro-brewery/pub, Clodagh samples three locally made beers.
- KET2 Wednesday, February 26 at 4:00 pm EST
Dingle, Co Kerry - Part 2 #109
Clodagh visits a crab-processing factory in Dingle, takes a trip on a trawler to catch flatfish, and tries out sea kayaking with Funghi the dolphin on her way to visit local sea caves.
- KET2 Wednesday, March 5 at 4:00 pm EST
The Midlands - Athlone and Mullingar #110
After visiting two local markets, Clodagh meets one of Ireland's very few full-time bee-keepers and organic dairy farmers on the shores of Lough Ennell.
- KET2 Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 4:00 pm EST
Aran Islands and Galway #111
On the Aran Island, Clodagh meets seaweed harvester Mairtin Concannon and cooks seaweed-infused dishes with author, doctor, and seaweed expert Prannie Rhatigan. Clodagh meets award-winning fishmongers close to the docks in Galway's city center.
- KET2 Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 4:00 pm EST
County Waterford #112
Clodagh travels to Ardkeen Farmers' Market, the seaside town of Dungarvan, and the famous Arlington House Hotel.
- KET2 Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 4:00 pm EST
The Skelligs, Co Kerry #113
In The Ring of Kerry, Clodagh visits Ireland's newest organic salmon farm, goes fishing for pollack, and travels to the remote Skellig Rocks.
- KET2 Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 4:00 pm EST
Official web site: http://www.irishfoodtrails.com