If you are hit by an “Emergency” how would you cope?

What If? If disaster or a crisis struck you right this moment and you had to evacuate your home could you grab an “Emergency Kit” that would keep you fed for the next 72 hours or maybe longer? Do you have a Coeliac spouse or children to consider – would you be able to cater […]

Christmas Menus 2014

Gluten Free Christmas Guide > Christmas Menus 2014 Choose from over 1,000 venues offering Coeliac friendly meals in our directory, discover gluten free pubs on our map and browse the 2014 gluten free menu list: For those venues with a gluten free menu, we’ve added them below. We’ll keep updating the list as more venues send us their menu, but […]

Is Your Pet Coeliac?

Food allergies are common in pets, especially dogs and wheat is often one of the culprits for poor health, itchy skin and a dull coat. As a dog lover myself, I’ve treated past pets for skin conditions brought on by high concentrations of protein in their foods but some reactions can include ear infections, diarrhoea […]

Ballycastle Gluten Free Open Day

Despite a wet start to the day in Ballynahinch, County Down, Saturday the 5th April turned out to be a gloriously sunny day by the coast. For three hours in the afternoon however, a couple of hundred people took time out of the sunshine to enjoy a great selection of free samples from leading retailers […]

Kennedys’ Pharmacy Hosts Gluten Free Night

Rasharkin, a small town in County Antrim, north of Ballymena, recently played host to a Gluten Free Information Evening, organised by Kennedy’s Pharmacy. Opened in 1997, Kennedy’s is the towns’ and surrounding areas’ source of gluten free food on prescription. Around a dozen local and national brands took part in providing information and samples of […]

Gluten Free Open Day at Marine Hotel, Ballycastle

The Marine Hotel in Ballycastle is very Coeliac Friendly and together we are holding a Gluten Free Food event in the hotel on Saturday, 5th April 2014, between 1pm and 4 pm to showcase some of the GF foods currently available. The Marine Hotel will have a range of Gluten Free food and meals available […]

Eating Out this Christmas

Gluten Free Christmas Guide > Eating Out Guide Finding a gluten free venue to enjoy eating out has never been easier, with our website now serving almost 1000 venues. But what about the biggest meal of the year? For those venues putting on something special we’ve compiled a list and requested a menu, converted it […]

Have you got your money off vouchers & guide book yet?

Join the Gluten Free Ireland Members who are enjoying over €10/£10 off gluten free foods, gifts and household purchases with our subscription service. Members also receive a copy of our book, Eating Out in Ireland. It’s our entire database of over 900 Coeliac Friendly venues in a handy sized guidebook, organised by county and venue […]

National Trust in Northern Ireland

Some time ago we were invited to address a meeting of the National Trust Catering and Retail Managers in Northern Ireland and the meeting took place yesterday, Friday 27th September in the Trust’s NI headquarters at Rowallane, Saintfield, Co Down. The invitation came about because we had been talking to the NT about the lack […]

Dramatic Rise in Search for Gluten Free

While undertaking some research into the demand for gluten free products we came across some interesting stats from Google. If you’re not familiar with Google Trends, it’s software which records keyword searches and identifies patterns, or trends in those searches. Based on search data over the years they can then predict the volume of searches […]