Top prize at butchers’ awards for Fitzgerald’s sausages

Barry Fitzgerald displaying the trophy he received for 'best traditional sausage' at the Associated Craft Butchers of Ireland Awards held recently in the K Club - the revamped store on Pearse Square also won a Star Shop Top 10 Award. (John Ahern)

A traditional style sausage produced by Fitzgerald’s butchers shop in Fermoy was the big winner at the Associated Craft Butchers of Ireland Awards held recently in The K Club. 

The revamped butcher shop in Pearse Square beat off competition from all over Ireland to take home the coveted prize.

Significantly larger than a typical sausage, the Fitzgerald’s’ sausage was the stand-out entry when a team of independent judges set about adjudicating.

For his part, Barry Fitzgerald has no doubt the quality of pork used was a critical factor.

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