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Given the economic shit-storm that Ireland currently finds itself in, I am now needing a daily reminder of why I choose to remain on this vestigal island, barely clinging to fraying hem of Europe....

Posted by Karl Purdy on Oct 05, 2010

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Sheridan’s Food Fair

It's very rare that I get excited about an Irish food event (I'm a little jaded after participating in one-too-many mediocre 'farmers markets').But on Sunday, May 30th, the legendary Sheridan...

Posted by Karl Purdy on May 20, 2010

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G.O.D. Fridays

There is no futures market for vintage coffee grounds. Properly grinding your quality coffee beans just before brewing is an unquestionable industry standard and an essential step for those...

Posted by Karl Purdy on May 06, 2010

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Moaning, the Media & Michelin Stars

Truth be told, I have been known to moan about the poor standard of restaurant coffee. And as an industry, I believe we all do!Based on the length of time I’ve been wallowing in this demitasse of...

Posted by Karl Purdy on Apr 26, 2010

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And I’d Like to Thank…

Christmas has come early this year. I have just received notification that Coffee Angel has received The Bridgestone Award, Best in Ireland 2010. We'll also be included in their new guide book due to...

Posted by Karl Purdy on Dec 14, 2009

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It’s So Refreshing

Although there was nothing wrong with our old take-away cups, we had just finished our existing print run and rather than commit to another 200K, I felt the time was right to freshen things up. Also...

Posted by Karl Purdy on Dec 08, 2009

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Fórsa Gála - Our New Espresso

It's taken much more time and effort than I care to disclose, but I'm delighted to finally announce the launch or our new winter espresso - Fórsa Gála (Gale Force for those not offay on the ole'...

Posted by Karl Purdy on Nov 10, 2009

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