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# food for thought

Last year
Leinster 'open-minded' on future of new-look Byrne combination
Harry Byrne’s move to inside centre saw him link up nicely with older brother Ross against the Ospreys.
All time
What can Jack O'Connor take from Kerry county senior final day?
The club action in the Kingdom was wrapped up for 2021 on Sunday as Austin Stacks triumphed.
People over 65 told not to drink 'strong tea' with meals as part of new dietary advice
New guidance has been issued by the FSAI.
25% of vegetarian 'meat substitutes' tested found not to be adequate source of protein
Research found that the products should not be used regularly as a replacement for high-protein foods such as meat.
MEPs say veggie burgers can still be 'burgers'
The move is seen as a victory for environmentalists.
Fast-food kids' meals have less energy, fat, and salt than full-service restaurants - study
Meal deal options, although cheaper, can exceed dietary recommendations when compared to a single kid’s main course.
‘It’s a bit like Ready Steady Cook’: How FoodCloud and charities are fighting food poverty in the west of Ireland
As charities see demand increase this Christmas, the team behind FoodCloud is making things a little easier.
We asked you to share your favourite comfort foods, and there's one very obvious pattern
In case you’re in need of a little inspiration.
Serena Williams' wedding advice for Meghan Markle centres around the cake, and we're here for it
Advice we can get behind.
4 events for... foodies in search of a new flavour
From Chinese New Year events to pot luck dinners, foodies are spoiled for choice this week.
Steve Kerr first unveiled the NBA's most lethal offence on a charcuterie board to an airport bartender
Almond Stephen Curry and Almond Klay Thompson sound deliciously effective.
What do you think of Kilkenny star Richie Hogan's hurling team of the year?
The former player of the year went with a first choice – and an alternative selection.
What does a 'closure order' mean for a restaurant?
“There you are, you’ve worked your whole life to build a business and it’s all over the papers and internet that you don’t look after your food.”
Watch: Compelling speech from ex-inter-county star on how hurling helped in tough times
Diarmuid ‘Gizzy’ Lyng was speaking at TEDx in Wexford.
England crash back to earth as they squander lead and victory against the Dutch
Luciano Narsingh scored the winner as Netherlands came from behind to win at Wembley.
How fussy eaters helped bring a global force in fancy café-bakeries to Ireland
We spoke to the man tasked with getting Le Pain Quotidien to our shores.
EU countries won't be able to opt out from genetically-modified food
…For now, at least.
Other countries' Euro qualification puts overall Irish performance in perspective
With the likes of Albania, Iceland, Northern Ireland and Wales all confirming their place in France next summer, you can’t help but ask questions.
Hair trends in China just got even stranger
It’s food, for your hair.
5 talking points after Kilkenny run riot against Wexford
Cats bare their championship teeth, where’s Jack, and more…
'Ireland in the throes of an obesity epidemic' as schools provide junk food to teenagers
One in five teenagers is obese or overweight.
Can anyone score against Dundalk? 5 talking points from the midweek SSE Airtricity League action
We look back on Tuesday night’s full programme of LOI games.
Leaving Cert students asked question on horsemeat scandal
They were also asked about the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, a question which may have thrown students as it is not a compulsory disorder on the syllabus.
Column: What is a frugal food budget to you?
Do you plan every cent you spend or throw caution to the wind? Caítríona Redmond looks at the intricacies of living on a budget.
Would you shop in a store for expired food?
A pilot project in the States wants to convert fruit and veg just past their ‘best before’ date into healthy and cheap takeaways. Would that work here?
Decision time: Trap admits to selection headaches
The manager has also indicated Wes Hoolahan was unlikely to make Ireland’s Euro 2012 squad.