Dermot O’Leary Serves Up a Tasty Treat with ‘Dermot’s Taste of Ireland’


ITV has cooked up a delightful treat for viewers with their upcoming five-part series, ‘Dermot’s Taste of Ireland‘. Fronted by the charismatic Dermot O’Leary, this culinary journey through Ireland promises to be a delightful blend of culture, history, and, of course, delicious food.

O’Leary, known for his charming hosting duties on ‘This Morning‘ and his passion for fish-themed restaurants, will take us beyond the typical tourist trail. The series will offer a unique insight into Ireland’s ancient landscapes, vibrant cities, and breathtaking coastlines, all while indulging in the country’s gastronomic delights.

Each episode promises a mouth-watering adventure, from the Michelin-starred restaurants of Kinsale, where culinary excellence takes center stage, to the more intimate experience of fishing for oysters in Cork and tasting hearty, home-cooked meals in Wexford. Along the way, O’Leary will meet local chefs and producers, who will showcase the very best of Irish produce and culinary traditions, offering a true taste of Ireland.

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What makes this series even more enticing is its exploration of Ireland’s vibrant cities. Viewers will be whisked away to Dublin and Belfast, experiencing the bustling urban life and discovering a modern perspective on Irish cuisine and culture. It’s a wonderful way to highlight the diversity and richness of Ireland’s culinary scene, which has been gaining recognition for its innovation and quality.

Speaking about the series, O’Leary expressed his enthusiasm: “I can’t wait to embark on this trip, to explore two of my great loves, Ireland and food. The food scene in Ireland is so exciting, and it’s a great way to shine a spotlight on the country.”

Leanne Clarke, Assistant Commissioner of ITV Entertainment & Daytime, shared her excitement: “We are thrilled to be commissioning this brand-new series with one of our much-loved talents. We can’t wait to learn more about the history and culture that Ireland has to offer.”

‘Dermot’s Taste of Ireland’ is more than just a food show. It’s a celebration of Ireland’s rich heritage and a visual feast, showcasing the country’s stunning landscapes. Charlotte Davis, Creative Director for Rock Oyster Media, captures the essence of the series: “We’re delighted to be working with Dermot as he explores his passion for Ireland and food. The series will showcase all the very best of Irish produce, people, and landscapes.”

Dermot’s Taste of Ireland will air ITV1 and ITVX later this year!

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