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Hooked Sligo named Bord Bia’s ‘Just Ask’ Restaurant of the Year 2019

Recently it was announced that Hooked restaurant in Sligo has been named as Bord Bia’s ‘Just Ask’ Restaurant of the Year 2019. The popular Sligo restaurant was recognised for highlighting and supporting local suppliers and producers, and for constantly showcasing the area’s high quality produce in its menus. In June 2018, Hooked was named as …

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Taste The Atlantic – Ireland’s First Oyster Experience Opens in Sligo Town

A gastronomic adventure awaits visitors to Sligo town with the launch of Sligo Oyster Experience, Ireland’s first dedicated oyster trail and interactive visitor centre. Funding for Sligo Oyster Experience was secured under Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) administered Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) investment and it also received support from the BIM and Fáilte Ireland Taste …

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The Draft House Celebrates Its Third Birthday With an Exciting New Summer Menu

The Draft House Gastro Pub in Strandhill, Co. Sligo is currently celebrating its third birthday and the award-winning eatery is going from strength to strength. Head Chef Lee Mastin is bringing all his Michelin kitchen experience to the new summer menu, which launches this week. The menu combines old favourites with some unusual dishes, including …

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The Ingredients For Success – Celebrating 25 Years of Culinary Arts at IT Tallaght

“We are so proud of our graduates. Maintaining links with them and following their career journey is essential for us on many levels, from programme design, placements, keeping abreast of trends and for the inspiration of current students. Our alumni are very much part of the success of each graduate that follows them and this …

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Explore The West of Ireland And Experience Sligo’s Hidden Gems

Tourism network South and West Sligo have launched a new tourism brochure for the 2018 tourist season. Entitled “Sligo’s Hidden Gems”, the publication is a fabulous tool for visitors to the west, providing key information and advice for your travels to rural areas. Including details about everything from surfing, seaweed baths, horse riding, rock climbing …

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Top Sligo Chefs to Cook Up a Taste of Spring Feast to Celebrate the Best of the Northwest

Following the outstanding success of the sell out Harvest Feast last October, Sligo Food Trail is delighted to announce the “Taste of Spring Feast” which takes place on Friday 20th April 2018 at the Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa. This gastronomic event is a joint effort from Sligo’s top chefs and promises to be a …

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You Can Now Get These Sligo-Based Healthy Snacks in Penneys For Just €1

It can be hard to find healthy snacks at an affordable price these days, so when the opportunity to get our nutritious fix for just €1 comes along, we don’t waste time. Thanks to the affordability of Penneys’ new snack range, healthy snacking has never been easier. Sligo-based company, Good4U, now has a range of …

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This Sligo Restaurateur is Challenging the Food Industry to Stand Up for Irish Food

Sligo Restaurateur Anthony Gray has claimed that “Irish food is on the crest of a Wild Atlantic Wave” and that it is better now than it has ever been in the past. The chairman of the Sligo Food Trail and ex-president of the Restaurant Association of Ireland stated: “Irish food is on the crest of …

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This Irish Christmas Market is Making Sure The Elderly Are Included in This Year’s Festivities

Christmas is a time of giving and it’s so important to make sure the elderly, who may be feeling particularly lonely, are included in the fun of the festive season. With this in mind, the organisers behind the Strandhill Christmas Market, which is held inside Sligo Airport, are encouraging people to offer their elderly neighbours …

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Get a Taste of the Sligo Food Trail’s Marvellous Christmas Markets This December

There’s magic in the air during the festive season along the Sligo Food Trail, with a number of marvellous Christmas markets on offer. All of the county’s regular markets have special Christmas celebrations taking place this Decemeber, so be sure to pop the dates in your diary. Strandhill People’s Market It’s double delights at Strandhill …

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Gifts From The Sea – The Perfect Midweek Escape to The Wild Atlantic Way

Never underestimate the power of seaweed…these were the thoughts that flitted through my mind as I experienced a nourishing and calming seaweed bath in Strandhill, Co. Sligo. Here I was in the final hour of my indulgent midweek break on the Wild Atlantic Way and I didn’t want it to end. My journey began early …

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A Festival Like no Other – Strandhill Food Festival Set to Take Off From Sligo Airport

“Attention all passengers, a food demo is now taking off at Departure Gate 2, while a cheese tasting is checking in at the Arrivals Hall” – Welcome to Ireland’s first food festival in an actual airport. The everyday airport facilities at Sligo Airport are about to be taken over by food, drink and entertainment for …

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Win Two Tickets to Sligo Food Trail’s Gala Harvest Feast And an Overnight Stay in The Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa – Closed

The “Secret’s is in the Mix” at the Sligo Food Trail’s Gala Harvest Feast, which celebrates the finest dishes on the Sligo Food Trail. At the gala, indulge yourself with a carefully selected decadent 9-course tasting menu, created using the best locally sourced produce. Sligo’s finest Chefs are delighted to collaborate, exchange culinary secrets and …

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Experience Pure Relaxation and Scrumptious Servings on the Sligo Food Trail

Satisfy both your soul and appetite in with a unique experience from the Sligo Food Trail. The Draft House Gastro Pub has teamed up with the award-winning Voya Seaweed Baths in Strandhill to offer an experience that will fill your stomach and relax your body. Enjoy a blissful 50 minute Voya Seaweed Bath, followed by …

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Go West for a Celebration of The Sligo Food Trail with The Gala Harvest Feast

Sligo is quickly developing a reputation as a must-visit destination for foodies and the “Secret is in the Mix” at the Sligo Food Trail Gala Harvest Feast, a celebration of Sligo’s finest foods set to take place in October. Guests at the Gala Harvest Feast can indulge themselves in decadent 9 course tasting menu celebrating …

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Sligo Food Trail Announces New Food Experiences to Whet Your Appetite

The Sligo Food Trail have released a new brochure of food experiences, events and tours for curious food lovers to sample. With overnight stays, foraging, fermenting and seaweed experiences, along with craft beer and whiskey tastings, there really is something for everyone. There are also some pizza, bread and jam making experiences. Experience Farm to Fork …

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Join the Irish Seaweed Kitchen’s Exciting Event as part of the Sligo Food Trail

Looking for a thoroughly unique experience? Dr Prannie Rhatigan from the Irish Seaweed Kitchen will treat guests to a wonderful event, Sligo Seaweed Days, which takes place on Monday, July 24th. This full-day course links two headlands on the Wild Atlantic Way, Streedagh and Mullaghmore. Start off your day in Streedagh with a welcome cup …

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Six Must-Visit Food Stalls at The Strandhill People’s Market in Sligo

From the beautiful scenery to the rich variety of food and drink, Sligo is a treasure trove for food lovers in Ireland. Visitors can enjoy freshly-caught fish in any local restaurant, indulge in Knocknarea honey and Lissadell oysters, or visit one of the many food markets. Map your own route through the country via the …

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Forget Milan, Paris and London – Sligo is the Latest Place to be in Vogue, Literally

Breathtaking beauty, literary legends, live music and fish dishes that make the best of the catch of day – just some of the reasons why British Vogue, the leading women’s lifestyle magazine, recommends taking a trip to Sligo this summer. The article titled ‘Where The Vogue Editors Are Holidaying This Summer‘ championed Vogue’s European holiday destinations …

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Anthony Gray Revive Northwest co-founder on the Sligo Food Trail

“I’ll continue to maintain a strong voice for our members” – What’s Next for Former RAI President Anthony Gray

In recent months the world has been captivated by a number of highly contested presidential campaigns, often watching through their fingers disillusioned and in dismay as divisive characters talked and acted in a scarcely credible manner. These events highlighted the values of humility, integrity and authenticity that we look for in a president, and gave …

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