Christmas Recipe from John Sheedy

November 16, 2011

Here is John’s recipe for Mulled Wine which is a warming seasonal drink. The mulled wine should be served very hot, but never boiled or the alcohol will be evaporated.  Brandy or fortified wine could also be added for extra strength and flavour.  The recipe makes about 12 glasses. 3 bottles of red wine 3 cloves [...]

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Christmas Pudding Recipe from John Sheedy

November 9, 2011

This is the recipe that John’s grandmother used for Christmas Pudding.  It makes one large pudding or you could make 2-3 small ones, as the puddings can keep up to 6 months.  The pudding should be made within the next week or so, to give them time to mature. 450g demerara sugar 450g fresh breadcrumbs [...]

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We support local suppliers

May 2, 2011

We get our fish delivered fresh on a daily basis from Garrihy Seafoods, Doolin.  Here is a picture of Eamon Garrihy with John Dory – we have always aimed to source our products locally. Here is a list of other local suppliers. St Tola for goats cheese; Colm Fahy for Lettuce; Bernard Roughan for meat; [...]

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Some Dishes from the Menu

May 2, 2011
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Upcoming Events in the Burren

April 21, 2011

To coincide with this years Cuckoo Festival in Gort, Burrenbeo Trust will hold a talk on April 28th about the Cuckoo.  Ornithologist John Murphy will talk about the Cuckoo.  The talk takes place at the Burrenbeo Kinvara Office. Burren in Bloom takes place in Ballyvaughan throughout the month of May.  Slow Food Festival takes place [...]

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Art by Doreen Drennan at Sheedys

April 10, 2011

The original oil paintings on the walls of our Restaurant and Sunlounge are by local artist Doreen Drennan.  Dorren runs painting courses at her Studio, about 3 miles from Sheedys.  Doreen’s web address is www.doreendrennan.com and you can contact her on doreendrennanart@gmail.com.  Telephone is 087 9303755.

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Local Suppliers

March 16, 2011
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The Burren Ecotourism Network

March 3, 2011

The Burren Ecotourism Network will be officially launched today, March 3rd.  The Burren will be officially names as Irelands second ever ecotourism destination.  Ecotourism involves a move away from traditional mass tourism and towards providing visitors with a more individual tourist experience in Co. Clare.  The Burren Ecotourism network hopes that this brand of tourism [...]

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Seed Sowing at Sheedys

February 22, 2011

Choosing and sowing the seeds for the garden is one of my favourite aspects of gardening.  We were blessed with a beautiful Spring day on Monday so it was the ideal day to start.  Among the seeds that I have grown this year are Swiss Chard, two varieties of Broad Beans, onions, leeks, beetroot, courgettes, [...]

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Valentine’s Day Recipe from John Sheedy

February 11, 2011

Here is the perfect Chocolate Cake Recipe to share with your loved one on Valentine’s Day.  If you can find a heart shaped cake tin, all the better.  ( or use an 8 inch round cake tin)  Use the best quality chocolate you can get. 110g good semisweet chocolate, chopped 110g unsalted butter, at room temperature [...]

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