Ballymaloe Cookery School
Ballymaloe Cookery School information
TV personality Darina Allen (daughter-in-law of Myrtle Allen of Ballymaloe House ) runs this famous cookery school. Darina's own daughter-in-law, Rachel Allen, is also a high-profile TV chef and author, and regularly teaches at the school. Demonstrations cost €75; lessons, from half-day sessions (€95 to €135) to 12-week certificate courses (€10,995), are often booked out well in advance. For overnight students, there are pretty cottages amid the 100 acres of grounds. It's 3km east of Ballymaloe House.