Local markets are now a regular fixture
Farm visits are an essential and highly
on the food calendar and offer the perfect
enjoyable part of the Irish food
chance to meet with producers from
experience, especially for families.
the surrounding country. Sample some
Tantalizing tours and organic trails will
jewels of the Atlantic Ocean and fine rural
whet the appetite at these local farms:
produce at these farmers’ markets:
• The Organic Centre, Rossinver,
• Galway City Market
A joyful way to spend a Saturday, this weekly market
This centre showcases crops nurtured in tune with
in the heart of Galway City will stimulate your senses
nature, and stages demonstrations including slow
and inspire your culinary creativity.
food days, tours and short courses.
• Ennis Town Farmers’ Market, County Clare
• Tourism Tastes Trail, County Galway
Every Friday morning, this market is a feast for the
This trail is a satisfying four-day tour of artisan food
eyes as well as the stomach.
producers around the dramatic County Galway
landscape and coastline.
• Donegal Town Market
One Saturday every month, the heart of Donegal
Town lights up with the displays of fine fresh and
locally produced food.