John Torode's Ireland

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 5 - County Clare And The Burren

3.0 17 x
John meets Stephen Hegarty, local farmer and Burren expert, and they go for a walk on the limestone pavement of The Burren. John learns more about the moonlike landscape, the amazing array of flowers and plants that grow between the cracks and why people have always farmed on what looks such barren land.

Season 1, Episode 4 - Kinsale And Dingle On The Wild Atlantic Way

4.5 30 x
Just outside Cork, John goes to the pretty little seaside village of Kinsale. Local restaurateur Martin Shanhan shows John round the town and it’s brightly coloured houses and restaurants and cafes. It’s known as the Gourmet Capital of Ireland and Martin explains why and they meet some of it’s local food champions and cha...

Season 1, Episode 3 - Wexford To Cork

3.0 8 x
John finds out about the Wexford phenomenon of strawberry huts by the side of roads, where local growers are allowed to sell their wares. John meets Cyril Wheelock, one of the area's top strawberry growers.

Season 1, Episode 2 - Wicklow To Wexford

4.3 52 x
John visits this beautiful 800-year-old country estate with its own organic farm and restored 17th century gardens. He meets the restaurant chef, Niall, who shows him round the gardens, where they pick veg and herbs from which Niall prepares a gourmet salad for John to taste.

Season 1, Episode 1 - Dublin To The Wicklow Mountain

3.2 102 x
John meets proprietor and chef Ciaran at this classic Dublin pub. He learns about the role of the pub in Dublin and Irish life, the colourful history of this pub.