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Tavern's quality local fare wins further recognition

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There was more good news recently for the already much celebrated Murrisk eatery, The Tavern Bar and Restaurant.

A troika of Doire Press Poets to read at The Crane

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DOIRE PRESS will host a reading at The Crane Bar, Sea Road, next Monday June 8, featuring Breda Wall Ryan, John MacKenna and Robyn Rowland, all three of whom have recently had had new collections published by the Indreabhán-based company.

Weather plays its part as Galway Food Festival gets bigger and better

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More than chocolate was on offer for the estimated 78,000 visitors who satisfied their culinary appetite at the fourth Galway Food Festival over the Easter weekend.

McKennas’ Guides crowns Galway “the finest city to eat in Ireland”

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The west of the country has been on something of a winning streak of late when it comes to food and hospitality. Kai Café and Restaurant was the big winner at the start of the year scooping the top prize, Restaurant of the Year for 2015, in Georgina Campbell’s Awards, the country’s longest-running hospitality awards. Run by New Zealander Jess Murphy and her Irish husband David, Kai had been converted from a tearoom to a rustic restaurant, and was praised for having seriously good food with a sense of fun. Best Asian Restaurant went to The Asian Tea House, with Mitchell’s in Clifden and Frankie Mallon of An Port Mór, Westport, awarded best seafood restaurant and best seafood chef respectively.

The Connemara Coast Hotel listed in McKennas’ Guide for seventh successive year

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The Connemara Coast Hotel has been listed in the McKennas’ Guide for the seventh consecutive year. The Guides written by John and Sally McKenna have acquired a reputation as the most original and imitated guidebooks to Ireland.

Galway chef Jp McMahon to speak at Ballymaloe Literary Festival

Galway chef, Jp McMahon has been announced as a speaker at the prestigious Ballymaloe Literary Festival.

GMIT Foodie Forum to merge with Gastronomy West to hold largest culinary event in the region

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Following two successful events in 2012 and 2013, the Foodie Forum is to return to Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology on Tuesday February 3. This hugely successful event, the only one of its kind in an educational environment, is already attracting significant interest from chefs, food producers, craft brewers, restaurateurs, and culinary enthusiasts from around the country.  

Mayo’s Gourmet Greenway is a gastro sensation against scenic Clew Bay backdrop

Some of Mayo’s leading artisan food producers were celebrated recently at the launch of the 2014 Gourmet Greenway in the Mulranny Park Hotel.

The Connemara Mussel Festival - celebrating people, food and culture

The ninth Connemara Mussel Festival will take place this May Bank Holiday weekend (May 2-4) in Tullycross,Renvyle.

Food glorious food - Galway Food Festival begins today

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Galway Food Festival, the annual event celebrating the city as a good food destination, highlighting food provenance, sustainability, and healthy eating, opens today and runs throughout the Easter Weekend.

 

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