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Beef Dripping - Great Taste 2015 Supreme Champion

This year the Great Taste Golden Fork award for the best food from Ireland was awarded to James Whelan Butchers from Tipperary for its Beef Dripping, a product that has also been named Great Taste Supreme Champion 2015
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James Whelan Butchers Beef Bonds

James Whelan Butchers' Beef Bonds™

James Whelan Butchers launches the world's first Beef Bonds™.
Delicious dividends guaranteed if you invest in Pat Whelan’s meat!
Beef Bonds™ are the perfect gift for loved ones, friends and corporate clients.
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Butchery Demonstrations

Butchery Demonstrations

Our evening butchery demonstrations take place in our James Whelan Butchers shop in Clonmel and also in our location in the Avoca food market in Rathcoole. Two of our master butchers will demonstrate knife skills, pork and beef butchery while you sit back, enjoy the experience and afterwards sample some of our delicious meat. more information

Delivery Options

Nationwide and UK Delivery

Buy meat online 24 hours a day with free delivery anywhere in Ireland.
With 48 hours notice we deliver throughout the UK too! more information

The Irish Beef Book

The Irish Beef Book

From our publishers The Irish Beef Book is a food lover’s companion you will treasure. Written by Pat Whelan.

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home plate

Early Birds Catch the Turkeys

The latest entry from our food blog, covering everything from gourmet taste to food safety issues.

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An Irish Butcher Shop book

An Irish Butcher Shop

An Irish Butcher Shop is a food lover's companion you will treasure. Written by Pat Whelan.

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cooking guides

How-To Video Guides

Wondering how to bone a chicken or sharpen a knife? Our quick video guides show you "How To" do it easily.

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Pat Whelan

quoteOur commitment to traditional quality-crafted food shows in our award-winning butcher shop, a family business for over 40 years. We source local food from local farms, dairies and artisan makers to bring our customers the unique taste of Tipperary. Every item we sell is backed by our 100% satisfaction commitment to you.

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6 Dry Cured Back Rashers - Green

Price: €3.99

Green Back Rashers, dry cured and tasty and from pigs reared with great attention to their welfare and happiness.


Slimline Meatballs

Price: €6.99

Our Slimline meatballs are 100% lean which means these meatballs are completely fat-free delivering excellent quality and taste.


Green Turkey Rashers

Price: €6.90

Our Homemade Turkey rashers are amazing. Low in fat they are an obvious healthy alternative to bacon. Fantastic in a salad or a wrap.


Rack of Lamb

Price: €15.99

Prepare to wow your guests with this sophisticated roast that makes a beautiful presentation and is easy to carve.