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2025 Maturing New Season Crozier Blue

On the 6th March, with a huge sense of joy, on the part of all of us here at Cashel Farmhouse Cheesemakers,  the 1st sheep’s milk of 2024,  flowed into vat.Every week since then, George and Hannah Finlay’s flock of Friesland ewe’s have been providing us incredible, Farmhouse Cheesemakers milk, of an unsurpassed consistency.  In […]

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2023 Production Update

This year should have been the 30th anniversary of the very first batch of our beautiful Crozier Blue. As many of you know, it is the only blue cheese made from sheep’s milk in Ireland and it is truly a product we take enormous pride in. Sadly, we have to temporarily cease production of our […]

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A Homage to our Fromage!

We are delighted to announce that our Sheep’s Cheeses picked up Silver at the Mondial du Fromage awards!! As we are farmers, cheesemakers and maturers rather than cheesemongers, it is rare for us to have the opportunity to sell cheese on the knife. This made it particularly special to have the recent occasion in Tours, […]

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The Cashel Cheesy Quiz #1

Competition open to Ireland and UK!! In case you were running out of things to do during these isolating times, we have created a quiz containing a mixture of cheesy trivia, foodie / cultural knowledge, cheesemaking and farmhouse cheesemakers knowledge, and other general nerdiness! There is a fantastic prize of a €50 voucher to spend […]

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Virtual Tipperary Tour in the Classroom!

This summer we filmed a one minute 3D visit to the farm and cheese dairy. It was a fascinating experience as  methodology forces you to look at yourself and your own surrounds from a different perspective. The idea behind this short piece was as part of a series of mini clips of  food producers around […]

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CAIS Irish Cheese Awards

By Louis Grubb, co-founder of Cashel Blue®: The bi-annual cheese awards ceremony organised by CAIS (Irish Farmhouse Cheesemakers Association) was held at the Metropole Hotel in Cork on 7th November. The first competitions were held in the early 1980’s and CAIS always encouraged them as a means of keeping standards high and also allowing new […]

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We are a #TipperaryBreakfastChampion

Together with some other artisan producers in our Co. Tipperary, we have been nominated a Tipperary Breakfast Champion! Developed by Tipperary Food Producers, this is a project to encourage local eateries ensure that a significant proportion of their (breakfast) menu is sourced from local producers using local ingredients.. Find out more about it on the […]

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Cashel Blue Organic wins Export Award!

Guess what… Our Organic Cashel Blue was shortlisted for Bord Bia’s National Organic Awards, under the category of “Best Export” – and it won! You may not be aware but we have been collaborating with The Little Milk Company for the past couple of years, developing our Cashel Blue Organic. We’re thrilled to have got […]

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Cashel Arts Festival

In September our team at Cashel Farmhouse Cheesemakers have been particularly busy attending various events. PJ Ryan was invited to host a workshop as part of the Cashel Arts Festival that took place on Saturday 22nd of September. Of course PJ did not disappoint as he interacted with the enthusiastic crowd with our cheese and […]

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Our trip to Clonmel Applefest

On Saturday last, both Majella and I represented Cashel Farmhouse Cheesemakers at the inaugural edition of Clonmel Applefest. The idea around the festival was to celebrate the apple harvest and Clonmel’s unique sense mix of agricultural and industrial activities where people can experience local produce. A scene of colourful and abundant display of all things […]

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At the Swiss Cheese Awards

Sarah and Sergio are just back from the Swiss Cheese Awards in Lucern – and were honoured to be invited to be part of the jury – judging the “Gruyere Alpage” class of cheese! (Alpage means mountain pasture, and when used to describe a cheese, it means that the milk is taken from the cows […]

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Cashel Farmhouse Cheesemakers Visitor Experience

We are proud to now be offering the Cashel Farmhouse Cheesemakers Visitor Experience! The Visitor Experience, for a very reasonable price of €6 includes an in-depth cheese tasting with us the makers, a 10 minute film showing how we make cheese, our philosophy and history; tasting of cheese curd, young cheese and mature cheese, sheep’s […]

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