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In a year like no other, Blas na hÉireann has announced the winners for 2020, with eight winners from Mayo.
"THE GREAT Blasket was blessed with a population of distinctive character and with eminent literary gifts. The islanders chose to write in their own language until complete evacuation of their island home occurred in 1953."
Blas na hÉireann, the Irish food awards, have reached the penultimate stage of this year’s awards, with the announcement of the finalists who will go through to the final round of judging in Dingle this October, with 350 producers from across Ireland reaching this coveted stage.
Aldi Stores (Ireland) has this week congratulated Carr and Sons Seafood Ltd which won a prestigious title at the 2014 Blas na hÉireann Irish Food Awards in Dingle, Co Kerry. The Killala-based supplier won a bronze medal for Aldi’s Specially Selected Irish Organic Salmon. Aldi’s Irish suppliers won nine awards this year and now have a total of 75 Blas na hÉireann Awards since 2009. Commenting, Aldi Ireland’s Group Buying Director, Rob Farrell, said: “We are thrilled by the phenomenal performance of our Irish suppliers winning nine awards. These Blas na hÉireann awards are a real testament to the quality products that we source from some of the very best food and drink producers in the country. Irish families know it pays to shop at Aldi each week. These awards are proof that it tastes better too.”
The Local Enterprise Office Galway is to sponsor the categories of Best in Galway and Best in Farmers Market Galway at the Blas Na hEireann Awards in Dingle later this year.
Local food producers in Galway have been awarded top honours at this year’s prestigious and hugely-acclaimed Blas na hEireann Irish Food Awards, which were hosted this in Dingle, Co. Kerry over the weekend.
Ernestine Healy, from Castlebar Co Mayo has been appointed as the director of the Blas Summer School which takes place in the University of Limerick. Ernestine is a qualified secondary school teacher, currently on a career break and now working as a full-time lecturer in the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick. Having occupied the position of Acting Course Director on the Graduate Diploma in Music Education post-graduate programme during 2008/09, she is now lecturing on the BA in Irish Music and Dance undergraduate programme.