The third and final part of our Mayo North Food Series – The Mayo North Food Series Part 3, filmed and presented by local videographer Alan Clarke, visits three more businesses in North Mayo who bring to life our rugged landscape and fruits of the sea and land to give a real sense of our place on your plate.
Heffernan’s Fine Foods, Ballina is a busy, family-run artisan butcher, deli, bakery, café and restaurant, supplying the people of North Mayo with the freshest of food, from farm to fork. In the Mayo North Food Series Part 3, proprietor Anthony Heffernan explains how the food served in Heffernan’s, which has its own abbatoir, is locally sourced, thus ensuring it doesn’t travel. Heffernan’s is listed in the prestigious McKennas’ Guide – and for good reason!
The Connacht Whiskey Company opened its doors in 2016, and is the result of a dream shared by three Americans and an Irishman, to bring the craft of pure, distilled Irish pot still whiskey back to the West of Ireland. Learn about this craft, and how the company uses locally sourced ingredients in its premium products – which include gin, vodka and poitín – to really give a taste of our beautiful landscape and heritage to appreciators all over the world.
The Ice House Hotel is one of Ireland’s best loved boutique hotels. Famous for its intimate, luxurious getaways and breathtaking setting on the River Moy, owner Bernie explains how chef Anthony Holland champions the use of fresh and locally sourced ingredients from the region to deliver a menu that changes with the seasons and delivers the most sumptuous and delicious meals in its riverside restaurant.