Welcome to Ireland’s epically Epicurean autumn and its busiest foodie weekend!
If only we could be in all these places at the same time…
Bake Fest Galway | 4-5 October | Leisureland, Salthill The bakers of Ireland and their amazing floury creations are to be found in Galway from tomorrow. Let the Great Irish Bake Off 2014 begin! Again!
Irish foodies, unite for more events later on this autumn…
French Food Fair on the Square | 11 October | Merrion Square, Dublin The 2014 IMAGE Food Blog Award winner, French Foodie in Dublin, brings you a taste of France in the heart of Georgian Dublin. Learn these and you’ll be fine: chocolat, fromage, vin, ou là là!
Virginia Pumpkin Festival | 24 – 29 October | Virginia, Co Cavan This is about food and … about fear. Take part in the pumpkin-carving competition, munch on orange grub and venture in the Forest of Fears this Halloween in Virginia.
Wild & Slow and Wild Food Harvest Festival, Wicklow | 8-9 November | BrookLodge Hotel and Macreddin Village Slow Food Ireland’s brainchild, this festival celebrates the long-standing European tradition of cooking … very slowly to keep the flavours in. Book your package here.
Listowel Food Fair | 20-23 November | Listowel Celebrating 20 years, one of Ireland’s most popular food festivals welcomes Irish foodies on the banks of the River Feale right at the end of the harvest season.
Beer & Cider Festival 2014 | 13-15 November | Belfast We started with Belfast, we finish with Belfast. If you haven’t managed the art of beer sampling yet, go to a beer appreciation class and enjoy tutored tasting sessions in “the biggest bar in Ireland“.