When it comes to planning your weekends in Ireland, you really are spoiled for choice. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Mastercard to bring you the ultimate event guide every weekend for the rest of the year. Your weekend starts here:
If you're looking for something different to do for the bank holiday weekend, check out the Woolapalooza Farm Festival at the beautiful 38-acre Airfield Estate.
The popular foodie and farm destination will host a series of events over the weekend, including sheepdog trials, live music and dancing, butchery and bakery demonstrations and a Fire and Grill BBQ.
Taste Club in partnership with Mastercard® is celebrating Taste of Dublin’s exciting new partnership with Neff at May’s Taste Club with something to tantalise the taste buds of the most ardent foodie!
Taking place in Neff’s state of the art showroom , a mix of hand-picked producers will be offering demos and tastings, followed by a cookery masterclass (and more delicious tastings!) by Rory O’Connell, co-founder of the legendary Ballymaloe Cookery School and widely recognised as one of Ireland's most experienced cookery teachers.
Priority booking for Mastercard cardholders, spaces are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
What can you expect on the day?
- On arrival guests will be greeted with rolling demos and tastings from hand-picked food Producers in the stunning Neff showroom.
- Rory O’Connell will then take guests through an in depth masterclass, offering timeless, classic, and essential techniques, which every cook needs to understand and implement if they want to cook well. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and engage with Rory throughout the masterclass.
- This will be followed by a producer’s panel discussion, offering some unique background and insight into Neff’s specially chosen panel of producers; top tips and inspirational stories galore!
An exciting new attraction, taking a journey through the fantastic story of Irish whiskey from its origins, rise to glory and dramatic fall.
Hosted by some very entertaining guides, the tour is very interactive so you'll get to enjoy some tastings along the way and also nab enough whiskey facts to keep you gping through your next dinner party or ten!
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And if you're a Mastercard cardholder, head along any time for a tour booked via this link and your group will be welcomed with a glass of prosecco, enjoy delicious nibbles and have your own personal host for the day!
Whether you're from Galway or heading west for the weekend, you should make time in your schedule for Galway Food Tours. Explore the city streets getting a local guide to Galway’s finest food destinations sampling fresh sushi, the finest cheese, Galway oysters, mouth-watering breads and savoury bites as well as delicious sweet treats while soaking up the famed atmosphere of the 'City of the Tribes'.
Head along to Biteclub in Galway for an afternoon brunch ion the festival-styled rooftop garden. These now-infamous disco brunches include a wide variety of delicious brunch dishes, alongside exclusive brunch cocktails, including a free 'Boozy Slushie' or 'Lychee Bellini' when you arrive.
Of course, there will also be some DJs on site to keep the party going and dancefloor fun all afternoon.
If you're in Limerick over the weekend, you'll definitely want to check out Riverfest. Over the bank holiday, Limerick's premier summer festival kicks off and it's not just for the watersports fan.
From foodies to families and everyone else, you'll certainly not be stick for something to do at Riverfest. Highlights of the weekend include the Riverfest BBQ Competition, the Riverfestival village in Arthur’s Quay Park and a fantastic fireworks display, and more.
After a foodie fix this weekend? Head along to Limerick's aptly-named Famous Saturday Food Market for some fresh and local produce! You'll find everything from just-caught fish, farmhouse cheeses, artisan meats and beautiful blooms.
If you don't fancy cooking up a storm yourself, you can grab a gourmet sandwich, crepe, pastry or whatever you fancy and enjoy some freshly brewed tea or coffee, watching the world go by.
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