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We have lots of delicious food for your home and your freezer.

We are open every day from 8.30am – 3pm (closed Sunday 22nd)

Here is our current list of ready to heat and serve 500ml tubs:
• Mayo Beef Bolognese
• Beef & Gunness Stew
• Champ
• Chicken Korma
• Coconut & Coriander Daal
• Rua tomato sauce (great for pizza and pasta)
• Red Cabbage

other food too such as…
• Sweet Potato and Chickpea cakes
• Mayo Beef Lasagne

We will endeavour to do our very best – some items may not be immediately available but ALTERNATIVELY – We can make items in bulk for you and within 48 hours notice and have any of the items available for you
We are adapting daily. Thanks for your support and patience.

Call us on 0949286072 between the hours of 9am and 4pm to order

you can email your shopping list to us, we will do your shopping and then call you to confirm price, collection time and payment. If we don’t have an item in stock we will call you back.


1.Your name and a contact number
2. Your shopping list



We are offering a number of ways to look after Mammy this weekend.

Our shop is open on Spencer Street this Friday and Sat 8.30am – 3pm where you can get lots of goodies for Sunday lunch at home as well as a selection of gifts, wines and cards.

As well as that we have a limited number of delivery slots available for this Sunday 22nd for a ‘contact-free’ delivery of a Rua cake and a Mother’s day card in the Castlebar area.

Rua Orange & Pistachio Cake with a handwritten Mother’s Day card and a Clo’s ‘Wild Atlantic’ chocolate bar €25.
there are a couple of options you can add to a delivery order if you wish:
• Irish-made ‘Clean Slate’ soy wax candle €17.95.
• A bottle of wine or prosecco.
• A Rua gift voucher.

Please note the following:
• We are delivering in Castlebar area only within a 5 mile radius of Rua Spencer St.
• We are delivering between the hours of 10am – 12noon only on Sunday 22nd.
• We are dropping deliveries outside the house/doorstep only so recipients must be in to pick up. This is a contact-free delivery only.
• Orders must be in and placed by 2pm on Saturday 21st March.

Call us on 0949286072 between the hours of 9am – 4pm to order and pay for your delivery.

We will need the following information from you for a delivery order…
1. YOUR name and a contact number.
2. Name of RECIPIENT and their phone number, address and Eircode.
3. A MESSAGE for the Mother’s Day card.


Our 80’s Dinner party menu 

The starting point was the dessert trolley.

What followed was weeks of arguing over the details and dishes that would make for a night aiming to capture an era when going out for your supper really was a bit special. 

Tempting as it was to produce a truly authentic 10 page 80’s menu with hundreds of dishes ‘From the land’, ‘From the sea ‘ etc, choices had to be made. After much debate, we ended up with a menu including  Garlic Mushrooms (with the sauce of a Thousand Islands), deep fried brie, Steak Diane, Chicken Cordon Bleu and a vegetarian ‘Surprise’. 

Even though several speeches were made on behalf of Melon fans, Chicken Kievs, Racks of lamb and orange juice (as a starter), these classics failed to make the final cut. 

As mentioned, the star of the night was the trolley which featured a Strawberry flan, black forest roulade, profiteroles and a bowl of raspberry jelly with Chantilly cream.  We were also keen to include a Bailey’s cheesecake, an arctic roll and a knickerbocker glory but our moderate sized trolley was starting to buckle under the pressure. Now that’s what I call an Eighties dinner party Part 2 is already being discussed.

Music similarly presented choices for the night.. Our only collective memory of eighties restaurant music was ‘The magic Richard Clayderman’ and Phil Coulter’s ‘Sea of tranquillity’, which magically came in the post when you decided to open a  restaurant. 

We ignored this inconvenient truth for the night in favour of putting together a playlist with all our faves including Prince, Squeeze, The Style Council and Prefab Sprout.

Thanks to everyone who came to our night of retro fun. We hope you enjoyed the food and the tunes.

Is it too soon to start talking about the nineties?


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