6th Apr2017

Children’s Cooking Workshops Fully Booked

Our ‘Where’s Dory?’ children’s cooking workshops are now fully booked out for both Saturday and Sunday.

29th Mar2017

Irish Restaurant Awards

Huge congratulations to Paddy Coyne’s Pub for winning Galway Pub of the Year and to Jonathon Keane of The Lodge at Ashford Castle who won best chef at the Irish Restaurant Connaught Regional Awards 2017 which took place last night in Sligo. Well done to both!


29th Mar2017

European Region of Gastronomy 2018

Last year we were delighted to learn that Galway had won the designation  ‘European Region of Gastronomy’ for  2018. The designation is not just a culinary award; the programme is designed to link food, hospitality, culture and tourism and create a better quality of living for citizens in a region. Key areas in the Galway bid included health, education and sustainability. The title of the Galway bid ‘From the Ground Up – Feeding our Future’ Read More →

9th Mar2017

Connemara Mussel Festival 2017 launched

Article in the Galway Independent

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15th Feb2017

Launch of Festival 2017


27th Jan2017

Festival 2017


28th – 30th April 2017

Save the date!

2017 is the 12th Connemara Mussel Festival. Originally established to promote the excellence of the mussels of Killary Harbour, the festival has grown to become a celebration of local people, food, culture and heritage, and is recognised as the premier food event for Connemara attracting visitors from near and far. One of the first Read More →