Tom Doorley | Litfest A Food and Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe

Author, television presenter, journalist star of RTE's The Restaurant and Irish Daily Mail Wine Correspondent.

During his college days at TCD, Tom made his first impact on the Irish media scene as a newsreader on pirate radio station ARD. Since then he has written about food and wine for many newspapers, including The Irish Independent, The Sunday Tribune, The Field and The Sunday Independent. He is the restaurant critic for The Irish Daily Mail and resident restaurant critic on RTE’s ‘The Restaurant’. Tom has also had a successful career in the broadcast media featuring on shows such as Moveable Feast, The Big Stew and The Afternoon Show for RTE One. On radio Tom has recorded the series Food Talk for Radio 1 and contributes to The Marian Finucane Show regularly.

Tom published his first book, Muck and Merlot, in 2004, and has also published a book with his wife Johann, called Grow and Cook, in 2007.

Years at Litfest: 2013, 2014, 2015
Tom's Blog Megabites
Grow and Cook
Eating for Ireland
Muck and Merlot: A Book about Food, Wine and Muddy Boots


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Litfest - A Food and Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe is a weekend filled with fascinating facts, inspirational stories, intriguing discussions, incredible knowledge, fantastic music, fabulous dancing and of course, delicious food and drinks.
It is the only festival of its kind in Ireland and has created an important hub for food and drinks enthusiasts worldwide to meet and share ideas with each other.

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