The very best way to experience an area is through it’s food. Every year there is a plethora of annual events around Ireland celebrating local foods. Check out JUST EAT’s great food festival guide happening all around the country in July.
9th -12th Kilmore Quay Seafood Festival Wexford
The 30th Annual Kilmore Quay Seafood Festival will take place from Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th July 2015. Taste and buy an amazing array of fish and seafood caught locally and landed here every day by Kilmore Quay fishermen. Cooking demonstrations and food tastings in the Marquee, courtesy of our local chefs.Featuring a Cooking Exhibition by Derry Clarke , “Ireland’s Best Chef 2015” as voted by his peers in the Good Eating Guide!
13th – 17th July A Taste of Ireland Lough Derg
A week long cookery course will run from 9.30am to 1pm daily where you will learn how to make traditional Irish dishes using locally sourced ingredients. Gain hands on experience of preparation, cooking and presentation of delicious food.
17th to 19th July Feile na Mara Achill Island
Lovers of fish and seafood can look forward to a special treat this summer at the Féile na Mara Achill Island Festival of the Sea taking place from 17-19 July 2015 on Achill Island. Come to this beautiful island just off the coast of county Mayo for three days of good food and family fun. Each summer the islanders welcome visitors from all over the country to celebrate the rich maritime harvest of local lobster, mussels, salmon, trout and winkles with a series of food related events and more.
25th – 26 July Duagh Summer Festival & BBQ Listowel Co.Kerry
Duagh plays host to an intimate weekend of BBQ, wood fires and alfresco dining. Plumes of smoke abound as the gathered BBQ professionals showcase a myriad of old world and natural cooking styles. Set in the rolling agricultural lands of north Kerry, it is the perfect setting for cooking Ireland’s finest produce for visitors and guests. The ethos for the weekend is simple – quality local ingredients, cooked simply in a variety of styles by local and international talent, and all shared with friends, old and new alike. There are structured workshops and demonstrations, entertainment for all the family, and at all times the opportunity to meet the chefs, pick up some tips and talk about all things BBQ.
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