Cooking with Clare’s Wish Foundation

  • Eoin Sheehan - Cooking with Clare's Wish Foundation
Eoin Sheehan, TV Chef & Food Entrepreneur.

Eoin Sheehan, TV Chef & Food Entrepreneur, has teamed up with Clare’s Wish Foundation for his very first virtual event, as official brand ambassador of the charity!

Eoin Sheehan is a 24 year old cook and business owner from Limerick. Launching his meal preparation service, 'Country Munch' at the age of 18, Eoin has grown the business to produce over 500 meals a week, for a range of customers, teams and contracts. Eoin is known for showcasing simple, healthy meals on his social media platforms and has gone on to become a resident chef on Virgin Media One’s Six O Clock Show, a demo chef in the Hook & Ladder cookery school in Limerick City and has traveled the country giving demonstrations at events and festivals. In April 2021, Eoin signed on as a Brand Ambassador for local Limerick charity, Clare’s Wish Foundation.

Clare’s Wish Foundation was founded in 2013 and is supported entirely by individuals, businesses and community groups. This foundation is the only Irish charity dedicated to providing wishes, exclusively to adults with terminal illnesses. Clare’s Wish have granted over 120 wishes since they have started, bringing sparkle into the lives of the people who need it most. 2021 has been a really hard year for everyone, especially for charities that have had to cancel the majority of their fundraising initiatives. Sadly, this crisis has not stopped terminal illnesses and wishes are still coming through.

“Wishes won’t stop from the outbreak and neither will we. We are very excited about our first event with our new Brand Ambassador Eoin!" says Kevin Clancy, founder of Clare’s Wish Foundation.

Eoin’s cooking demo will kick off on Thursday 20th May at 6pm virtually. This event has a twist, as it will be streamed live from The Parlour at The Bedford Townhouse, Limerick’s newest venue! The night will consist of a delicious main course of Paella and a trio of puff pastry desserts. An ingredients list will be sent out to all participants prior to the event to encourage a virtual cook along on the night, bringing everyone together through cooking! Local Irish gin company, Dingle Gin, are sponsors of this event and will be matching a tasty cocktail with Eoin's cooking demo on the night!

“The paella covers a lot of good cooking practices and is also super easy and cheap to make from home. The pastries are a great way to get 3 desserts made in a matter of minutes and great for platters at parties” says Eoin Sheehan

Tickets are available to purchase online here and 100% of the sales will be going towards Clare’s Wish Foundation.

Clare’s Wish Foundation has a number of pending wishes that they desperately need help to grant, including a trip and stay to Fota Island, a day trip with the family, a weekend away in Kilkee and a train journey. Clare’s Wish Foundation are in the process of planning all of these wishes but need your help to make them come true! Donations can be made via the Clare’s Wish Foundation website, as well as supporting any events.

As virtual events are the only way forward at present, Clare’s Wish Foundation is asking that if anyone would like to create a virtual charity event in aid of the foundation to get in touch by emailing clareswishfoundation@gmail.com.

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