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Get the full taste of Lough Corrib at Oughterard’s International Mayfly Festival

Ireland’s trout capital Oughterard is set to celebrate the start of the fishing season with the four day International Mayfly Festival which begins today (Thursday).

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.

RDS Gold Medal for local man Owen Killian

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A South Roscommon man has been awarded the RDS Gold Medal for Industry. CEO of Aryzta, Owen Killian, a native of Drum, Co Roscommon, picked up the prestigious award last Friday.

Galway should create its own English Market says local Green party member

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The ground floor of Hynes’ Yard Car Park should be transformed into a permanent civic food market for the city, somewhat like The English Market in Cork.

Culinary delights at Waterford food festival

Waterford city plays host to 10 mouth-watering days of food-filled fun when the Waterford Harvest Festival rolls into town from September 10 to 19.

Easter at the Castle

A host of Easter activities are planned for Kilkenny Castle over the Easter weekend.

Hothouse Flowers to play for theatre opening in Carlow

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The iconic VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Arts and The George Bernard Shaw Theatre will celebrate its opening on Saturday September 26, with a carnival-themed fun day.

Are markets too expensive?

As most readers will know, I am an avid supporter of local markets and indeed I shop regularly at them in Galway city, Oranmore, Clarinbridge, Moycullen, and anywhere else I see them up and down the country. However I have had many comments from readers and friends that the produce is often very expensive. Traditionally most people go to a market and expect some sort of deal or bargain — I’m mainly thinking of clothing, etc, however, I think the same mindset is true with many people where food markets are concerned.

 

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