Every region has its own speciality
festivals with local, fresh and organic
produce showcased in all their splendour.
Enjoy seafood trails and fabulous farm
walks at these great festivals in the West:
• Donegal Bay Food and Wine Experience, June
Lectures, historical tours, food fairs, street theatre
and banquets of both the formal and informal kind.
• Killybegs Seafood Festival, June-July
A diverse seafood trail, with demonstrations
and a mouthwatering barbecue.
Whether you prefer hands-on or watching
• The Galway International Oyster Festival,
demonstrations by the experts, Ireland’s
cookery schools are guaranteed to be an
One of the top ten festivals in the world – whet your
entertaining and informative way to
appetite with tastings, competitions and banquets in
discover the delights of Irish produce.
Breathtaking scenery and first-rate
• Clarenbridge Oyster Festival, September
culinary skills are par for the course
“County Galway, the world is your oyster.”
at these cookery schools:
Great oysters and great craic (fun) in large doses.
• Pangur Bán, Letterfrack, County Galway
• Harvest Feast, Drumshanbo, County Leitrim,
Personalised, weekend courses to suit a wide
range of interests located in an idyllic part of
Slow food events, talks, demonstrations, and a
fascinating bio-diversity farm walk.
• Berry Lodge in Miltown Malbay, County Clare
Excel ent food and cookery tuition in the heart of
picturesque County Clare; Berry Lodge’s Rita Meade
offers a wide selection of courses.