Posts Tagged ‘Festival’

Discover that there’s more to the Burren than just rocks and school trips at the 2016 Burren Food Fayre. The October bank holiday weekend will see the 5th annual Burren Food Fayre, set against the stunning backdrop of the County Clare countryside, showcasing the culinary heritage of the region. Long renowned for its...

The Smithfield & Stoneybatter Food In the City Festival is back for another round of food and drink, street performances and great music in the heart of Dublin’s historic foodie district.   The second annual Smithfield & Stoneybatter Food In the City Festival is set to take place on Friday 7th, Saturday 8th and Sunday...

By Mark Keane Fancy celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in true Irish style, then you need to pay a visit to The Irish Beer and Whiskey Village in the RDS. Its doors open at Wednesday 5pm and close on Saturday at 11:30pm, giving the hordes of overseas visitors a chance to partake in the best of Irish beer, distilling, cider...

By Mark Keane 2016 is to be a seminal year for Ireland with the celebration of “Ireland 2016”, a centenary programme to remember and reflect on 1916, as well as re-imagining our future. The St. Patrick’s Festival from 17th-20th of March is an official partner for the event, and will be showcasing all that is great...

By Mark Keane Back in 2013 the inaugural “Kerrygold Ballymaloe Litfest of Food and Wine” brought 8,000 people onto the Cork grounds. It soon became known as one of the world’s top food festivals, getting coverage from the likes of the New York Times, Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal. As you would expect,...

By Mark Keane New Year’s Eve always has the potential to be an expensive disappointing night out. Each year we make plans to have the most amazing night with friends. Sadly, more often than not, you will find yourself in an extremely packed bar or club, unable to get a drink, and with no idea where all your friends...

 By Lynn Kuehner The Guinness Jazz Festival turns Cork into the Irish-New Orleans this weekend! Jazz-lovers can expect more than 800 hours of performance by more than 1000 musicians during the weekend in over 100 Pubs all over Cork! Doesn’t that sound good already? While you listen to lovely Jazz sounds, go on a music...

 By Lynn Kuehner A brand new food festival is going to take place in Dublin this weekend from today to Sunday, 26th October: Taste City Fusion! More than 50 different events about food and drinks will take place in different venues all over Dublin. The vast programme includes master classes and workshops, tastings and...

 By Lynn Kuehner When it comes to alcohol, the Irish are globally known for Guinness-beer and Jameson-Whiskey. If someone asked you for a typical Irish cocktail you’d probably be highly confused and come up with something like a Jaegerbomb. Thank God, the Dublin Cocktail Festival is going to change this “miserable”...