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Galway city and county has significant opportunity to develop its arts and culture sector into a global creative hub, and could make giant strides in areas such as ICT and the local food industry, according to a study published this week.
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.
Aldi Stores (Ireland) has this morning (Thursday) opened a new superstore in Oranmore — at New Town Centre.
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.
Galway Advertiser food columnist Anne Marie Carroll has become the newest member of the Irish Food Writers’ Guild, news which will come as no surprise to her regular readers. She joins some of the most prominent names in the country including Darina Allen, Georgina Campbell, and Biddy White Lennon (currently a judge on TV3’s Great Irish Bake Off) in this prestigious group.
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.”
Five Mayo restaurants are bidding for some of the most coveted awards in the Irish food industry at the upcoming Irish Restaurant Awards on Monday night.
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.
Culinary students from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology have scooped a range of top awards at this year’s IFEX Culinary Competition in Belfast.
Kai Café and Restaurant has added yet another accolade to its already impressive collection after taking home the prize of best restaurant in County Galway, and its head chef Jessica Murphy named best chef in Galway at the Connaught Regional Final of the Santa Rita/LIFE Magazine Irish Restaurant Awards, which took place in Hotel Westport in Mayo this week.