Preheat your oven to 180C / 160C fan/ gas mark 4 / 350F.
Place all the ingredients into a flameproof casserole dish. Place the casserole dish on the hob and bring to the boil.
Put the lid on the casserole dish and place the stew in the preheated oven. Cook for 1 hour. (See notes 1 & 2 for alternative cooking methods.)
Remove the casserole dish from the oven and serve with soda bread and/or green vegetables.
(1) To cook on the hob, place all the ingredients into a large saucepan and bring to the boil. Put a lid on and turn the heat down low. Cook for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.(2) To cook in a slow cooker, place all the ingredients in your slow cooker and cook for 6-8 hours on low.(3) Suitable for freezing.(4) Nutrition information is approximate and meant as a guideline only.