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“How often do you see a breakfast review in the weekend restaurant columns?” Georgina Campbell, president of the Irish Food Writers’ Guild, asked when launching the Irish Breakfast Awards 2017 in Dublin. This awards scheme, organised in association with Fáilte Ireland, was designed to highlight the importance of the Irish breakfast to international visitors to Ireland and domestic travellers, and aims to support the use of Irish foods and quality produce as part of the Irish breakfast on offer.
A host of food producers from across the west will showcase everything from honey to cheese and sea cucumber to craft beer – all aimed at increasing the range on offer in local shops, cafes and restaurants. They are all part of Galway’s Food & Drink Showcase, organised by the Local Enterprise Office Galway and Bord Iascaigh Mhara and taking place at the Galway Hooker Brewery in Oranmore on Monday March 6.
Local chef Kevin Stirzaker and his team at Dining Room on Bridge Street, Castlebar, are holding a charity event to benefit the Enable Ireland Safari Club for children with disabilities. Popular publican Mick Byrnes of Byrnes’ pub, will be guest chef for the night under the watchful eye of Kevin and his team. Up to 70 guests will be wined and dined with a specially selected menu over two dinner sittings on Tuesday, at 6.30pm and 9.00pm. Local food and beverage suppliers are also supporting the night.
The sixth annual Galway Food Festival will take place over the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend from April 13-17. This year the festival’s theme will celebrate the relationship between ‘Food and Community’ through an innovative food programme of over 100 events, focusing on Galway’s 21st Century cultural identity through food.
The Irish Chinese Society Galway will be holding a networking event at the Portershed in Galway on December 9.The event will take place at 11.30am to 1.30pm at Portershed and will continue at 4pm to 5pm at the Galway Hooker Brewery in Oranmore.
Breaffy walking group
A special event taking place in Artisan restaurant this evening (Thursday) will explore the wild and foraged food available in Galway.
You might be leaving Galway and the west by ferry, by bicycle, by bus or on shank’s mare, but if you’re heading for Edinburgh, then you’re in for one hell of a treat come the weekend, because the city is preparing to welcome all the Connacht Rugby fans in their tens of thousands as they travel to the city to cheer on the boys in green.
Rua Deli, Bakery and Cafe, Castlebar has been awarded Bord Bia Just Ask Restaurant of the Year 2016, beating off tough competition from many top establishments across the country.
Martine's of Quay Street offers a delicious selection of homemade scones and cakes that are baked in-house every morning. The restaurant serves the tasty treats from 11am until 3.30pm every day in cosy surroundings.