Dunmore cheese scoops Best Irish Cheese at coveted awards

DUNMORE cheesemaker Larry Maguire feels a bit like an Olympian; he’s come away with five Golds, four Silvers and a Bronze following this year’s prestigious UK Artisan Cheese Awards.

The goat's cheese producer isn’t an award newbie, he’s done well on previous occasions but the success of his products, some of which were close to experimental, has really left him on a high.

Larry produces goat's milk yoghurt and cheeses from his home in Gurteen just outside Dunmore and his fresh goats cheese offerings are continually used and praised by acclaimed chefs throughout the country.

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