Foodie Feasts

A Taste of West Cork

The festival is held in September in the seaside Cork town of Skibbereen featuring loacal food markets, live demonstrations, cookery competitions, food, food, more food even some great live music.

Showcasing local restaurants and their chefs, this festival is a must for anyone who likes to eat, drink and be merry.

Nearby hotels include The River Lee Hotel and The Imperial Hotel.

Belfast Taste & Music Fest

The festival features culinary treats from the best Northern Ireland chefs and is held in Belfast’s Botanic Gardens early August.

Set fire to your taste buds and enjoy the live stage entertainment while you indulge your palate with four glorious days of fabulous food and entertainment.

Nearby hotels include Malone Lodge,Hastings Slieve Donard and The Culloden Hotel.

Kinsale Gourmet Festival

Held in early October, in the beautiful town of Kinsale, this gourmet festival is the oldest food festival in Ireland and gets off to a great with optional dancing to orchestral music to help keep the inches off those hips after letting all that champagne and gourmet food spend less than a minute on those lips.

And if you need even more food events, the cookery demonstrations from top chefs, as well as dining out at the many good food circle restaurants will definitely copperfasten Kinsale’s reputation as Gourmet Capital of Ireland and so accessible just outside Cork.

Nearby hotels include The River Lee Hotel.

Galway Oyster Festival