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The Galway Food festival now in its 4th year will take place over the Easter bank holiday weekend from Thursday 2nd to Monday 6th April.
“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” - JRR Tolkien.
Ballina is hoping to cash in on the growing interest in gastro tourism by marketing the town as a top foodie destination.
Priorities have changed in the last 10 years. Once, we wanted the most original Italian pasta, the richest Swiss chocolate, and smelliest French cheese. Now? Well now we’re much more aware of the impact purchasing imported foods has on our local economy and, perhaps more importantly, we know about all the fantastic local producers who can offer us food that is as good, if not better, than those once-coveted imported smoked meats.
Jacinta Dalton, a lecturer in the GMIT College of Tourism and Arts, has been selected by Fáilte Ireland as one of eight new influential food tourism ambassadors, or Food Champions, under the Food Tourism Network Development Programme.
Delegates from the Irish hospitality sector will gather in GMIT today (Thursday) and tomorrow for the ninth annual Tourism and Hospitality Research in Ireland Conference (THRIC). Hosted by the GMIT College of Tourism and Arts, the conference gathers industry, academia, and students together to discuss the sector’s research and industry trends.
Failte Ireland hosted an interactive food tourism workshop this week in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway.
International and Irish experts on gastronomy, and specialists in the food tourism and hospitality sector, will gather in GMIT next week for the first major symposium on gastronomy in the west of Ireland.
Jp McMahon of Eat Galway (Eat Gastropub and Aniar Restaurant) has been invited as one of two food ambassadors to speak at the renowned Toronto convention, Terroir 2013, next month. The convention is a hospitality symposium of chefs, food leaders, food writers, food and wine experts, and business leaders.
Two of Galway’s best known restaurateurs have been chosen as food champions to represent the west of Ireland as part of a food tourism delegation due to visit Canada next month.