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Discover Cheese Open Days and New Markets!

30 June, 2014

As part of Discover Farmhouse Cheese we have a number of Open Days coming up here at the Farm! The dates for these are 23 July,  28th August and 11th September. All welcome and tours of the farm are free on the day.  Times to be confirmed shortly - so watch this space.  Please book before hand at info@st-tola.ie

Our lovely Sinead  will be starting a cheese stall at the Kilrush Farmers Market, this Thursday 3rd July 9am to 2pm.  This is addition to her stalls at Ennistymon Market (at the square) on Tuesdays, Kinvara Market on Fridays and Limerick Milk Market on Saturdays.

Come to Clare for the Summer and you won't be bored!

Siobhán and all the goats

Open Day!

13 June, 2014

Our next OPEN DAY here at St Tola is this Tuesday coming 17th June from 11am to 1pm. We are doing this in conjunction with Bord Bia and http://www.discoverfarmhousecheese.ie/.  It is also National Bike Week next week so we have also a foraging cycle event happening. Bikes are meeting at Inagh Church at 11am and then cycling down to us along the back roads, foraging along the way. There will be cheese and crackers here for tasting on arrival - the weather is promised good so leave the car behind and get on your bike..! Ring 087 687 7890 to book your place (and yr bike if you don't have one!)

http://www.bikeweek.ie/

Siobhán and all the goats at St Tola

Award news!

4 June, 2014

We are back from yet another very sucessful year at Bloom! Big thanks to Bord Bia for organising such a spectacular show, we are already looking forward to next year.

For the second year in a row, the Irish Cheese Awards were announced during Bloom, we were delighted to be awarded Silver for our plain 1kg log and GOLD for our lovely ASH log! Woo!   In the same week we won bronze for our ASH log at the British Cheese awards and we are waiting to hear what we won at Premio Roma in Italy!

This weekend - get yourself to Doolin in Co Clare for the Burren Rocks! festival http://www.discoverireland.ie/Whats-On/the-burren-rocks/509139

Don't forget our Open Day - 17th June 11-1pm!

 

Siobhán and all the goats

 

 

Lots of news!

21 May, 2014

There are lots of events and lots of news here at St Tola! Our Roisin will have a stall this weekend at the Annual Slow Food Clare event this weekend 23rd to 25th April in Lisdoonvarna. There will be a range of events including a market on the Saturday & Sunday, cookery demonstrations, wild foraging walks, and a banquet on the Saturday - a feast for all the senses!

http://www.slowfoodclare.com/festival/

We have fingers crossed that the weather will clear up in time for BLOOM! - the biggest and most beautiful garden show in Ireland. There will be an even bigger food pavillion this year and our Siobhan will be there from Thurs 29th May  to Monday 2nd June at our stall. The Irish Cheese Awards will be announced again there at the CAIS tent, lets hope we can follow on from last years success and win Supreme Champion!  A great day out for everyone! http://bloominthepark.com/

Any British Fans of St Tola out there? We will be at the Royal Bath and West Show next week with our cheese and also to participate at the British Cheese Awards - more details on http://www.bathandwest.com/ http://www.thecheeseweb.com/british-cheese-awards

If you cant make those events, come and have a look at us in our newly open ÉCONOMUSÉE museum and shop here at the farm! We are proud to be part of this fantastic programme. www.economusee.eu

We will be hosting another Open day here at the farm on the 17th June 11 to 1pm all welcome! We will also be hosting an open event and picnic here on the farm on the 21st July - watch this space for more details!

Hope you to see you all somewhere over the summer!

Siobhán and all the goats xx

St Tola Open Day & Vote for Foodie Town of the Year!

12 May, 2014

Lots of news here at St Tola! Great news that we have won "an award" at Premio Roma, a prestigious Italian food competition organised by the Rome Chamber of Commerce, we won't find out until the 23rd exactly what we have won though!

Our next Open Day here at the farm is Tuesday 13th May, gates open from 11 to 3 and all are welcome www.discoverfarmhousecheese.ie

And lastly, Lisdoonvarna- Gateway to the Burren has been nominated as one the Foodie Towns of the Year! Voting is open until the 18th so plenty time to get voting, lets get behind our food producers, pubs & restaurants! http://www.burrenecotourism.com/2014/05/lisdoonvarna-bid-for-rai-foodie-town-of-ireland-2014/

There is a short video clip to accompany this also https://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DkUIJsoi95PU%26feature%3Dyoutu.be&h=jAQFYRUvp&s=1

ÉCONOMUSÉE & OPEN DAY

10 April, 2014

We are delighted to announce the grand opening of our fabulous ÉCONOMUSÉEE - that is our living & working museum here at our beautiful farm on Thursday 17th April at 11am.  We are honoured to become only the 3rd Economusee in the Republic of Ireland. Guest speakers David McCann Executive Chef at Dromoland Castle & Kevin Heanue, Economist at Teagasc. For more information on this www.economusee.eu   The day is also part of Bord Bia Discover Farmhouse Cheese series of events and we welcome members of the public to come and visit us on the day, see our lovely goats & taste our delicious cheese! www.discoverfarmhousecheese.ie

See you all on the day!

Siobhán and all the goats xx

 

New Fresh Packaging, same lovely St Tola!

21 February, 2014

Our new packing for St Tola Divine and Original has arrived!! Its the same delicious cheese inside but with a fresh new design. Look out for them in your local Tesco and Supervalus and all good delis around Ireland.  We will be posting some new recipes soon so watch this this space! Siobhan and all at St Tola x

Burren Winterage Festival

22 October, 2013

The second annual Burren Winterage Festival is with us again this weekend.  Highlights include a working horse demonstration, a walk to the holy wells and pilgim sites in the Burren, a shorthorn cattle show, the annual cattle drive to the uplands and of course the Burren Masterchef competition at the Burren Food Fayre in Lisdoonvarna on Sunday 27th October from 1 to 5pm. A beautiful series of events celebrating the Burren ancient farming and cultural traditions.

St Tola Events Coming up!

26 September, 2013

Lots and lots of events coming up here at St Tola Goat Farm!

Our annual Open Day! Friday 4th October here at the Farm, 11am-3pm - all welcome!

The 6th Annual Harvest Banquet will be on at the Old Ground Ennis, Friday 4th October @ 7pm, EVERYTHING on your plate from Clare right down the sea salt! €50 for a 4 course meal, music and dancing to the wee hours and all for a good cause! All details http://www.clareharvestbanquet.com/

The Ennis Food Festival 4th to 6th October, a huge range of events including giant food fayre (come and see us!) on Saturday 5th October http://ennisfoodfestival.com/

Bake Fest in Galway Sunday 6th October - https://www.facebook.com/GalwayBakeFest come along and see us and getting your baking goods and some lovely St Tola too!

Finally - Clare V Cork All Ireland Replay on Saturday, fill up with these tasty recipes from TESCO, the Banner Bap and the Rebel Roll! Up the Banner!

http://goo.gl/y8zGgW

 

Siobhan x

New Opening Hours for our Shop!

12 September, 2013

After a very busy summer, things are starting to get back to normal here at St Tola. Autumn seems to have come all of a sudden but our lovely shop is still open. September opening times are Monday to Friday only 10am to 5pm.

The fabulous Brook Lodge at Macredding Village in Wicklow have the most fantastic menu for the Autumn season. The Big Harvest Menu features the very best of Irish Organic Food from around our beautiful Island. A 7 course tasting menu includes pork from the Crowe brothers in Tipperary, apples from Highbanks farm and of course lovely cheese from us here at St Tola!
http://brooklodge.com/foodanddrink/bigharvest.asp

A big thank to you all involved in the wonderful Summer Party at the British Embassy in Dublin recently a truly wonderful display of food from around Ireland- our photo attached includes some of the star line up, Clare Nash from Nash 19, James Whelan from Whelans Butchers and of course our lovely Siobhan from St Tola x

St Tola Divine and Original on Special offer at Tescos!

19 August, 2013

Get down to your local Tesco - St Tola Divine on Special offer from now until 27th August!

www.tesco.ie

 

 

St Tola wins Stars at the Great Taste Awards!

14 August, 2013

We are delighted to annouce that St Tola has won some new stars at the Great Taste awards 2013! Our classic log won 1gold star and our lovely ash log won 2 Stars! Its a great boost to us here!

New Market! Our lovely Sinead has now a stall in the amazing Limerick Milk Market on a Saturday - get down between 10 and 4 for incredible cheeses and other other gorgeous grub.

Don't forget to vote in the Arthur Guiness projects - some great ideas including Burren Béilíní (little Irish tapas!) and an app for Irish Farmhouse Cheeses! follow this link

https://www.arthurguinnessprojects.com/food/burren-biln

or this one!

https://www.arthurguinnessprojects.com/food/irish-farmhouse-cheese-app

Siobhan and all the goats xx

 

Miriam, Donal, 100 Best things to do and Kenmare Food Carnivall!!

2 July, 2013

Many thanks to Donal Skehan for giving us a big shout out on Miriam O'Callaghans shop on Saturday - fair play Donal you are a great supporter of Irish products!

Its official, on the Irish Times 100 best things to do in Ireland - coming to see us at the farm is number 38!http://bit.ly/12v8QaQ

Kenmare Food Carnival will be rocking this year - come and see us on our  cheesey stall! www.kenmarefoodcarnival.com

Siobhans lovely sister Sinead is once again setting up her stall at Farmers Markets - come see her at the Square in Ennistymon on a Saturday 9-2 and Kinvara on Friday 9-2.

See you all soon! Siobhan x

 

Supreme Champion of the Irish Cheese Awards!

18 June, 2013

We have had a bumper month here at St Tola! For the first time, the Irish Cheese Awards were held at Bloom. We were delighted that our mature log won Gold in its class and also our new Ash Log won Gold in the New Cheese category and....Supreme Champion! Meanwhile in Rome...our Ash Log also awarded 1st in its class at the International Premio Roma Awards! We are over the moon here and its a validation of all our hard work and creativity.

Our new shop is getting busy - lots of customers from all over the world America, Canada, England, France and Australia. Come and see us - open Monday to Saturday 10 to 5 and Sunday 12 to 5pm.

Siobhan and all the goats  x

Lots of news!

25 May, 2013

Exciting times at St Tola! We opened our farm shop this week on Wednesday!!! - We will be open 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm. Come and taste our lovely cheese and see our goats!  We are delighted be able to offer a range of other local Clare products including Clare Jams in Doolin,  Burrensmoke House Salmon and Wild Irish Seaveg from Spanish Point.

 We are all looking forward to BLOOM in Phoenix Park, Grainne and Siobhan will be there next Thursday 30th  to Monday 3rd June. It promises to be a bumper festival and this year for the first time the Irish Cheese awards will be held during the festival. Pray for good weather and see you all there! 

Siobhan x

Event reminder!

22 April, 2013

Lots and lots going on here in  Co Clare! This evening, a night of cheese and wine and the lovely Kilshanny House. It is the first event in a series of Monday night food events as part of the Burren Food Trail that is going to be launched at Hotel Doolin this coming Saturday night.  The second year of the Clare Garden Show as the showgrounds in Ennis will be on Sunday 28th of April and it promises to be a fine show!

Galway Food Festival, Bia Duchais, and new stockists!

28 March, 2013

The fantastic GALWAY FOOD FESTIVAL is on again this weekend with a brilliant programme of events! Come along to our stall at Woodquay this Saturday for a once of revival of the famous Woodquay Country Market.  see full programme at http://www.galwayfoodfestival.com/

Also come and see Sinead at the new re-opened Kinvara Farmers Market tomorrow and Ennistymon Farmers market on Saturday.

Our lovely Siobhan will feature in the  Cáis episode of Bia Dúchais, TG4 2nd May 2013 at 9.30pm! Tune in to see our lovely goats in action and improve your Irish as the same time.
https://vimeo.com/61711383

New stockists of St Tola appearing on the shelves and menus around the country. Wilde and Green in Miltown Dublin 6, The Vintage Kitchen in Dublin  http://www.thevintagekitchen.ie/home/ The beautiful Slieve Aughty Centre near Loughrea http://www.riding-centre.com/ Realta Tea Rooms in Kiltimagh http://www.facebook.com/RealtaStudioandTeaRoom (and get your photo done at the same time!) 

 

 

Foodie Forum at GMIT and CHEESERTS!

1 February, 2013

Come along on next Tuesday 04/02/12 to GMIT for the Foodie Forum - promises to be a great day. We are launching our new Cheesert too! Siobhan and Grainne

Foodie Forum at GMIT and CHEESERTS!

1 February, 2013

Come along on next Tuesday 04/02/12 to GMIT for the Foodie Forum - promises to be a great day. We are launching our new Cheesert too! Siobhan and Grainne

Foodie Forum at GMIT and CHEESERTS!

1 February, 2013

Come along on next Tuesday 04/02/12 to GMIT for the Foodie Forum - promises to be a great day. We are launching our new Cheesert too! Siobhan and Grainne

New Kids, new photos, Kenmare Food Festival

28 January, 2013

We have had our first kid of the year! Little one is too shy for a photo this morning but we will keep you posted. Kenmare Food Festival have posted us this great video of the amazing food event last summer- have a look at it on our Twitter account @StTolaCheese to see the full video. Mmm, mmm,mmm Have a look at this lovely dish from those great guys at The Pigs Ear on Nassau Street in Dublin, St Tola with, organic candy beets, blueberries and hazelnuts, delicious and a work of art too! Siobhan and all at St Tola  x

Happy New Year!

28 December, 2012

Happy New Year to all our customers from Siobhan, Brian, Carmen, Grainne, Petru and all the goats! x x x

World Cheese Awards - Best Irish Cheese!

11 December, 2012

At last our certificate for the World Cheese Awards!!  Our delicious St Tola with Ash Log won Best Irish Cheese at the World Cheese Awards recently and we are delighted to have such a great end to the year! Siobhan x

St Tola wins Best Irish Cheese at the WORLD CHEESE AWARDS!!

3 December, 2012

St Tola ASh Log has won the Best Irish Cheese at the World Cheese awards!! We are delighted that the latest addition to the St Tola range, our lovely St Tola with Ash as won such a prestigious award - a brilliant finish to 2012! Don't forget to come and see us at the RDS at the National Craft and Design Fair from this Wednesday to Sunday and taste it for youselves!  Also the amazing Twelve Hotel are hosting their 12 Apostles of Food Producers - a celebration of local and artisan food producers on 12/12/12! Follow the link below for details on what promises to be an incredible bash.  Siobhan x x x

Pigsback 20th Birthday and RDS Craft Fair!

27 November, 2012

Christmas is coming and we are getting very busy here at St Tola! Siobhan will be tasting out our delicious cheese at the " On the Pigsback " 20th Birthday party in the English Market in Cork this Friday - congratulations to Isabelle and all the staff there! The annual RDS Craft and Food Fair is on from Wednesday 5th to Sunday 9th December-come along and meet Grainne and Siobhan and sample our lovely range of cheeses! Siobhan  x 

New Awards, Off to Canada, Brockley Market, Harvest Banquet....!

27 September, 2012

Lots of news this week! All new awards this week as our log & our ash log picked up an award each at the Irish Cheese awards! Hilary will be in Brockely Market on Saturday & would love to meet any fans from South London. Siobhan is off to Canada soon as part of a Bord Failte Tourism trip to Prince Edward County - let's hope she brings back some sunshine and some tourists too! Don't forget the Harvest Banquet in Ennis next Friday 5th October - everything (&yes everything) on your plate growen, reared, picked or fished in Clare including the butter, salt and even some clever gardener has grown some lemons! http://clareharvestbanquet.com/  €50 tickets to charity ASRAL.  X 

St Tola Award and 50% off at Tesco!

14 September, 2012

We are delighted to say that we have won an award at the National Organic Awards 2012! Our lovely log was Highly Commended in the Dairy Foods Section! Our open Day here was a great success with schools from Ennis and Ennistymon visiting and lots of people traveling to see us- thanks everyone for making the day special!  Just remember - St Tola Divine is 50% off in Tesco until the 24th September Siobhan and all the goats at St Tola x

Annual Open Day and 50% off at Tesco!

11 September, 2012

Its National Organic Week and to celebrate St Tola are hosting our Annual Open Day here at the Farm on Friday 14th September from 11am to 3pm. All welcome!  Watch out in your local Tesco as well as St Tola Divine is on 50% discount from now until 24th September.  Hope to see you on Friday - Siobhan and all the goats at St Tola  x

Food and Wine Article -

29 August, 2012

Many thanks to the lovely guys  Ross and Orla over at Food and Wine Magazine for the great article on our new product St Tola in Ash!

Divine Special Offer in Supervalu & Doolin Beer Festival!

21 August, 2012

Divine is Special offer in Supervalu - 20% off- great value.  Get down to Hotel Doolin this weekend 24th to 26th August for a fine festival of Craft Beer, St Tola cheese and dancing! What more could you want?! Grainne and all the goats at St Tola x

St Tola Divine 50% Off at Tesco!

3 August, 2012

Celebrate the Bank Holiday - get down to your local Tesco for 50% off Divine until 13th August! Siobhan and all at St Tola  x

St Tola on Surf n Turf!

23 July, 2012

A big thanks to Paul Flynn for supporting St Tola on last weeks Surf "n" Turf! Heres the link in case you missed us!

http://www.rte.ie/player/#!v=10038189

St Tola still on special offer in Supervalu for Divine, Original & the Logs!

Siobhan and all at St Tola x

Kenmare Food Carnival! /Supervalu Special Offer!

12 July, 2012

St Tola will be at the fantastic Kenmare Food Festival this weekend! Come along to the artisan markets on Sat&Sun & sample all our lovely cheeses!

Not in Kenmare? Don't worry, our logs, divine and crottin are on special offer still at Supervalu!

Siobhan and all the crew at St Tola x

St Tola in Sunday Business Post!

12 July, 2012

St Tola makes the Sunday Business Post 8th July 2012! Looking good with our lovely new ash logs!

St Tola On Special Offer in Supervalu!

5 July, 2012

St Tola Log, Divine and Original are all on a 25% Discount special offer at your local Supervalu from this Saturday 7th July to Saturday 28th July!

Despite the weather - summer is really here and now is the perfect time to try out some of our recipes.

Watch out for us in RTEs "Surf 'N' Turf"  Wednesday 18th July - you are sure to see a different side to St Tola!

Siobhan and all the goats at St Tola x

 

New St Tola Product!

28 June, 2012

St Tola Ash Log, our beautiful new cheese developed in-house over the winter!  When the cheese is fresh, we roll it in traditional food grade ash, and after a couple of weeks of careful handling, an elegant smooth textured  and full flavoured cheese emerges. Now available in good delis and fine restaurants across Ireland !

St Tola wins at Premio Roma Awards in Italy!

20 June, 2012

The prestigious Premio Roma awards in Rome was held in Hadrians Temple in Rome earlier this month and we are celebrating after recieving news that St Tola was awarded Bronze Medal for our mature organic goat’s cheese log in the International section!

The Premio Roma awards are run by the Special Agency Chamber of Commerce for Rome for the development and promotion of the Speciality Agriculture Food Section. It is the 6th Annual award and the international section is for Ewes and Goat Milk Cheese only.  The entries are subject to rigorous testing by 12 professional tasters from the National Organisation of Cheese tasters and other professional bodies. Each product must be tasted at 5 different intensive sessions before the panel makes any decision. This is the third year that St Tola has received a prize and we are honoured to have been recognised by such a prestigious organisation!

 

 

St Tola featured in Hello! Magazine!

19 June, 2012

Many thanks to Bord Bia and Hello Magazine for featuring St Tola! Yummy recipe - really good for brunch!

Bloom!

29 May, 2012

Crazy busy here at St Tola getting ready for Bloom Festival this weekend! Come and see us on stand 16 in the Artisan Food Market where we are sharing a stand with our good friends from Cashel Blue.  The show runs from Thursday 31st May to Monday 4th June, the weather is promised fine and a fantastic day is to be had by all!

Full programme details are on www.bloominthepark.com

Congratulations once again to all the chefs and restaurants that won at the Restaurant Association Awards in Dublin. We were delighted that our new Ash Log was featured on the cheeseboard. Watch this space for more details on this cheese or come and taste for yourself at Bloom!

See you all at Bloom

Siobhan at St Tola x

Slow Food Clare & Congratulations to all Award Winners

21 May, 2012

Congratulations to the Slow Food Clare team for organising another splendid festival this year! Special thanks to Aidan McGrath and Donal Skehan for using St Tola in their fantastic cooking demonstrations - thanks guys your support is really appreciated!! have a look at their respective websites on www.donalskehan.com/ and www.wildhoneyinn.com  and watch out for new recipes on site from both these amazing chefs!

A big CONGRATULATIONS to all the Restaurant Award winners at the Burlington Hotel last Monday night and a huge thanks to all the chefs that have supported us over the years. A special well done to all our Clare winners including Wade Murphy and all at Doonbeg Golf Club, Aidan McGrath at the Wild Honey Inn, David at L'Arco Restaurant in Ballyvaughan, Freddie and his team at the Town Hall Bistro and Peter and Ciaran at The Roadside Inn in Lisdoonvarna.

A full list of award winners can be found at

www.irishrestaurantawards.com

Grainne and all at St Tola  x

Filming at St Tola!

27 April, 2012

Great news! We are delighted to announce that on Tuesday 8th May, RTE programme "Surf and Turf" will be filming here at St Tola! We will be joined by celebrity chef Paul Flynn who will be looking at our cheese house and cooking some delicious goat meat! We will keep you informed of the date it will be aired.

As you can see, our goats are now enjoying the spring air and fresh grass - we have some kids for sale also, any interested parties to give Brian a ring on 065 683 66 33.

Our summer markets are back in full swing in Clare again. Visit Sineads lovely stalls in Kinvara (Friday) Ennistymon (Sat) and Lahinch (Sunday) Dave Smith at Kilrush (Thursday) and Ennis (Friday).

Don't forget St Tola Divine is still on special offer in Supervalu until 5th May!!

Siobhan and all at St Tola x

St Tola On Special Offer in Supervalu!

28 March, 2012

St Tola Divine and St Tola Log are now on Special Offer at your local Supervalu!

The sun is out, its 20 degrees today and it feels like summer - we have to pinch ourselves that it is still only MARCH! Its the perfect time to try out our new recipes - get down to your local Supervalu and get some of our lovely Divine or a slice of our delicious log while it is on special offer. 

For your local store follow this link:

http://supervalu.ie/store-locator/

Still not seen us on Nationwide? here is another chance to catch us

http://www.rte.ie/news/av/2012/0130/nationwide.html

Siobhan and all at St Tola x

 

Kevin Thornton Recipe for St Tola

15 March, 2012

 Kevin Thornton is the great philosopher of Irish food. His passion, understanding and drive to bring excellence to the plate has made him Ireland’s highest achieving chef. He was the first Irish chef to achieve two Michelin stars. Located in the heart of Dublin, overlooking magnificent St. Stephen’s Green, Thornton’s is a wonderful location for a sumptuous dining experience. The restaurant occupies the first floor of the Fitzwilliam Hotel and its capacity is 80 persons.  Kevin has very kindly shared his elegant recipe for St Tola, Beetroot, Pesto and Toasted Walnuts

www.st-tola.ie/recipes/st-tola-goats-cheese-and-beetroot-stack-pesto-and-toasted-walnuts

For more details have a look at his website

www.thorntonsrestaurant.com

or his excellent blog :

 http://foodforlife.thorntonsrestaurant.com

Did you miss us on Nationwide? There is still a chance to see us on:

http://www.rte.ie/news/av/2012/0130/nationwide.html

Siobhan and all at St Tola  x

Beaufield Mews and Nationwide!

2 March, 2012

Beaufied Mews is Dublins oldest restaurant! Established in 1948, the current owner Julie Cox is carrying on a long family tradition of serving elegant food and wine in beautiful surroundings. Chef Colm Wyse has kindly shared this lovely recipe with us for St Tola, Courgette and Leek Tart.

www.st-tola.ie/recipes/st-tola-courgette-and-leek-tart

Its a simple but classic recipe, long may the tradition for fine dining and fabulous food continue at Beaufield Mews.

www.beaufieldmews.com

Did you miss us on Nationwide? Not to worry there is still time to check us out - we are available on the RTE player at www.rte.ie/news/av/2012/0130/nationwide.html

Siobhan and all the crew at St Tola Organic Goat Cheese x

 

 

 

New Kids! New Recipe!

19 January, 2012

Spring is in the air here at St Tola! We have had 25 kids born this week on the farm - as you can see from our kid photograph everyone is doing well! We have also been busy in the kitchen - spring might be in the air but we still love our warm hearty meals in the evening. Try out our new recipe for Chicken stuffed with St Tola with lentils and sweet beets. Trade partners should watch out for us at Marketplace on February 7th in Dublin and watch this space for date for our slot on Nationwide. Siobhan and all at St Tola x

St Tola wins New Award!

11 January, 2012

St Tola are delighted to annouce their new award - this time a Bronze at the World Cheese Awards for their St Tola Organic Goats Milk Log. Siobhan was surprised and delighted with the win and says it reflects the hard work and dedication of her work force! Watch out for St Tola on Nationwide in the next few months! Trade partners should keep an eye out for us at Bord Bia's Marketplace event on the 7th February.

Merry Christmas from all at St Tola.

24 December, 2011

Merry Christmas to one and all!

The warmest of greetings to all our loyal St Tola Fans! We have had a great year here and we are still celebrating our win as the Supervalu Local Food Producer of the year! Don't forget that St Tola Divine with Cranberries is now available in your local Supervalu for a limited time only.  If you are looking for some last minute Christmas recipe ideas, four new simple recipes have gone up today,  none of them take more than 15 mins to prepare and they are all delicious!

With best wishes for the Season and looking forward to a Happy and Properous New Year for us all.

Siobhan, John, Carmen, Petru, Brian, Grainne and all the goats at St Tola x x x

 

Doonbeg Christmas Market

9 December, 2011

Come and visit us at the Doonbeg Christmas Market, from Friday 9th to Sunday 11th December, where our full range of St. Tola Irish Organic Goat Cheese will be available including St. Tola Logs with Cranberries and St. Tola Crottin with Cranberries. We will also have other Irish cheeses and cheese hampers for sale. 

St. Tola win Best Local Producer award.

30 November, 2011

We're thrilled at St. Tola to have won the Best Local Producer award at the Supervalu Irish Food Producer Awards, announced today at Ely CHQ Brasserie in the IFSC, Dublin. We are extremely grateful for this acknowledgement and delighted to be part of such a dynamic group of award winners. The SuperValu Irish Food Producers Awards "recognise excellence, quality & innovation within the Irish food and beverage sector." Thank you!

On presenting the award, Supervalu complimented St. Tola on representing all that is good about a local producer, providing employment in a rural area, supporting other local industries, putting money back into the local economy, and providing a range of organic goat cheeses that are unique to the locality and environment. They also said that St. Tola had worked closely with Supervalu, listening to what they and their customer wanted and expanded the range of cheese to suit these requirements.

Pictured:  Martin Kelleher, M.D of SuperValu Ireland and Siobhan Ni Ghairbhith, St.Tola Irish Organic Goat Cheese.

 

 

Christmas & Cranberries

29 November, 2011

It's beginning to taste a lot like Christmas! Well the Christmas lights are up around the country and we're looking forward to a time of goodwill and good food. Here at St. Tola we're happy to announce the seasonal return of St. Tola Irish Organic Goat Cheese with Cranberries. St. Tola Log with Cranberries and St. Tola Crottin with Cranberries is available in good food shops around the country and St. Tola Divine with Cranberries will be available in Supervalus nationwide for the Christmas period. Enjoy.

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