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Rare pearl found in Irish oyster - how?

A member of staff at Howth’s King Sitric, who had a stand at the Taste of Dublin Festival last ...

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15.05 20 Jun 2024


Rare pearl found in Irish oyster - how?


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A member of staff at Howth’s King Sitric, who had a stand at the Taste of Dublin Festival last weekend, was treated to a bit of a surprise when an oyster he shuck while preparing a dish produced a pearl! 

An Irish oyster like this producing a pearl is extremely rare, with odds of about 1 in 5 million!

Dec McManus is from Howth’s King Sitric, and joins Seán to discuss.


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