Holidaying or eating out this Christmas support Local Food

Good Food Ireland calls on the Irish public if eating out or holidaying this Christmas to eat in restaurants and stay in hotels that are committed to using Irish food. A study by the New Economics Foundation in London ( found that every £10 spent at a local food business is worth £25 for the local area.

Good Food Ireland is a unique all island industry organisation set up four years ago to identify for the Irish consumer and international visitor where to eat and stay to have a quality local food experience “where to eat the food of our country” says founder Margaret Jeffares. It now has a strong network of almost 500 businesses and owners that are passionately ensconced in its philosophy. All can found and booked direct on The criteria for being part of Good Food Ireland is about being “best of type” and an unwavering commitment to using local Irish food supporting Irish farmers, food producers and fishermen.

Good Food Ireland also offers Gift Vouchers, again the only type of their kind, which can be redeemed in any member business from buying meat in a butcher shop, to dining out, to taking a cookery course, to staying in a luxury culinary hotel. To purchase Gift Vouchers this Christmas Telephone 053 9158693 or buy online at

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