Tag: vegan ireland

Vegan Items On The Menu For School Lunch Initiative

A new lunch initiative for primary schools will give thousands of Irish children access to vegan meals.

TD Regina Doherty announced that the Hot School Meals scheme is to include up to 36 schools and each school involved must provide two menu choices a day as well as a vegan option. It will also be mandatory to take students’ religious and cultural dietary requirements into consideration.

It has been hailed among the vegan community as a great step forward for the future.

The scheme will begin in September on a trial basis.

Letterkenny To Host Donegal’s First Vegan Easter Fair

Letterkenny is set to host Donegal’s first vegan Easter fair this Saturday (April 13th). The event has been organised by Donegal S.P.C.A. and will take place from 1pm – 5pm in Dillons Hotel.

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Interview: Vegan Leather Company Forester Products

After a very successful launch just two weeks ago, the co-founders of Irish vegan accessories company, Forester Products, are on a high. Their PETA-approved first collection is a collision of ethics and style, marrying sustainable materials like cork with practicality. We spoke with one of the brains behind the brand, Sean Forester, about setting up a vegan accessories company.

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