Given the new Irish cuisine, it was only a
• Ghan House and Cookery School,
matter of time before the country became
accustomed to hosting its own gastronomic
Pride is taken in creating meals based on
home-grown, homemade and largely local ingredients,
festivals, such as these two:
such as Carlingford oysters, Ballagan lobsters, mussels
and much more.
• Taste of Dublin, June
Perhaps the biggest food festival in the region is the
recently inaugurated Taste of Dublin, featuring
chef-in spired tastings, dishes and demonstrations.
• Carlingford Oyster Festival, September
Overlooking scenic Carlingford Lough, this gourmet
food fair giving you the chance to savor local beef,
lamb and vegetables as well as the delicious seafood.
Let the experts guide you toward culinary
magnificence. Familiarize yourself with
local ingredients and artisan products, then
get cracking in the kitchen at these two
• Ballyknocken House Cookery School and
Guest House, County Wicklow
Located in the old milking parlor of the farmhouse,
this intimate school boasts a superb range of courses
for both groups and individuals.