Here’s a spot for tantalising your taste buds Knockanore Farmhouse Cheese no better introduction to Irish food and culture. It is said that the best dairy products come from herds that are free to pasture the land, grazing the lush green meadows. Knockanore Cheese is handmade on the Lonergan family farm in County Waterford, using raw milk from their pedigree herd of Friesian cows. The Lonergan family have been farming in the countryside of Knockanore for over 60 years. The cheese is a hard-pressed, mature farmhouse cheese made in the cheddar style, with a subtle flavour and creamy texture. The company is a family run business Eamonn, wife Patricia and their children Aisling, Orla, Lisa, Edward and Joanne, also employs a number of people locally to help with the farm and cheese making. It is hard to believe that in the quaint countryside of Knockanore the Lonergan family farm is one of the few places which can truly be labelled a farmhouse cheese in the true sense of the term. The company only uses milk that is produced on the farm so it’s right from the source. It’s a fantastic achievement from the rural country side of county Waterford to be able to produce a product and sell it worldwide to have a customer basis that vast can only explain how masterly and talented the brand is. If Knockanore cheese is an experience you would enjoy why not take a spin out to the countryside and pop into the farm, and observe how they do it firsthand. The company are more than happy to take groups or individuals for a cover fee of €5 per person, with that you get a tasty wedge of cheese to take home but be sure to call and make an appointment first. If you would fancy packing more into your day the Lismore Heritage Centre offer “The Great Day Out” for group trips around the south east. Packages Available from just €25.00 so be sure to call for the best tourist experience possible at +353 (0) 5854975. If you want to immerse yourself in Irish tradition, there is no better experience, be sure to check out www.knockanrecheese.com for more information on the Lonergan family and what else Knockanore Cheese has to offer. Employees at Knockanore Cheese are more than accommodating and would be delighted to help with any questions or queries. so don’t hesitate to contact.