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THE DUKE OF GREAT COFFEE

  BEST COFFEE IN TOWN It’s safe to say that Ireland, as a nation, has truly, openly and without remorse, embraced the world of coffee. Over the last decade we have evolved into nation of people who might have a jar of instant coffee in their cupboard for presentation purposes to now being unable to face the day without an extra […]

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GILLS IS SETTING A COMPOSTABLE TREND

We are thrilled to hear that one of our compostable customers, Gills Traditional Fish and Chips of Cobh Co. Cork, is starting to set a trend! Keith Sparrow, owner of Gills Fish and Chips recently took the initiative in installing an on-site composting machine. It is an insulated tumbler composter, which was funded by Cobh Tidy Towns, and since […]

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HAPPY ‘EARTH DAY’ TO YOU!

On this day 44 years ago, 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks, and auditoriums to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable environment in massive coast-to-coast rallies. Thousands of colleges and universities organized protests against the deterioration of the environment. Groups that had been fighting against oil spills, polluting factories and power plants, raw sewage, […]

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT. FEEDING THE 5000, CORK

We are delighted to be a part of a wonderfully innovative event taking place in Cork this weekend. FEEDING THE 5000 was devised a number of years ago to highlight awareness of the global food waste scandal – More than a third of the world’s food is wasted, contributing to global warming, food price rises […]

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SATISFYING KNEEDS. THE FIREHOUSE BAKERY

“What must you break apart in order to bring a family close together? Bread, of course.” Ireland is a place that holds bread in very high regard. As a nation we have placed bread  in the same esteemed category as the potato and a pint of Guinness. And why not –  for just like the […]

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ARTHUR MAYNE’S HAS JUST THE CURE!

  If there’s one things about Cork pub-goers, they love a pub with character! And based on what Cork has to offer in terms of unique, character-driven bars they are unashamedly spoilt for choice! Heading out for a night in Cork city means that nightlife enthusiasts get to sample a unique range of bars that […]

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DOWN2EARTH 2014 DEVELOPMENTS

 2013 – A MAJOR STEP FORWARD FOR D2E Happy New Year to all our friends and customers, and we wish all our valued customers the very best for the coming year. 2013 saw major developments for Down2Earth Materials with a fresh, contemporary brand being designed as well as a modern, dynamic website  being developed for […]

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