There has never been a more exciting time for the food scene in Ireland. Innovative artisan producers and world-class chefs are coming together in kitchens all around the island to create one of the most exciting food events in the world. Follow a food trail along the windswept coasts of the Wild Atlantic Way and Causeway Coastal Route, take a tour of a distillery and brew your own in a hands-on workshop, feel the buzz of a food festival and farmers’ market, and meet the makers who are bringing together fresh local ingredients to create incredible flavors. Join us and Taste the Island. Try these food and drink events and experiences A Taste of West Cork A Taste of West Cork is a ten-day celebration of all the beauty of West Cork – the artisan food, the food producers, the landscape and seascape, the culture, the music and the people that make this part of Ireland so special. Armagh Food and Cider Festival Famed for its food quality, artisan ciders and a band of inventive, enthusiastic chefs, this festival promises to highlight the region’s reputation for great food, unique events and distinctive experiences. Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival Welcome to Ireland’s “longest running and greatest gourmet extravaganza”, a three-day festival in Galway city celebrating oysters, seafood, local heritage and the World Oyster Opening Championships. Toast the Coast Discover the best of the Causeway Coastal Route with Toast the Coast’s guided food tours. With your local guide, you can enjoy luxury travel and indulge in a range of handmade, hooked and harvested food from award-winning local producers. Skellig Six18 Autumn Series Meet the food and gin producers of the Skellig Coast at Skellig Six18, one of Kerry’s newest distilleries. At this series of autumn food fairs, you can taste home-baking, local seafood, cheese, and, of course, gin. Kinsale Gourmet Festival The annual Kinsale Gourmet Festival kicks off with a champagne reception, themed walking tours and some of the best food on the island. Come and see why this pretty County Cork town has earned its reputation as a foodie hotspot. Bushmills Distillery In the small village of Bushmills, on the banks of the River Bush, you'll find the oldest working distillery in Ireland. Take a guided tour to see the distillery in action and enjoy the sights and smells, tutored tastings, specialist shop and a glass of beautifully smooth Irish whiskey. DublinTown Food and Drink Festival Enjoy seven days of food events in Dublin restaurants, bars, cafés and coffee shops. Expect talks, workshops and masterclasses in venues across the city, with a special focus on coffee lovers and those who want to learn about Ireland’s farm to fork ethos. Taste of Mayo Experience a celebration of food in the luxury surroundings of Breaffy House Resort in County Mayo. Get ready for offerings from local producers, advice on growing your own food and cookery demonstrations to showcase those fantastic Mayo flavours. Get ready to Taste the Island! Trip Idea: Flavors of the Wild Atlantic Way Fresh seafood, seasonal delights and rich beverages, treat your taste buds to the flavors of the Wild Atlantic Way. See where this trip takes you Like that? You'll love this! Ireland's liquid heroes Over the last decade, the island of Ireland has enjoyed a renaissance when it comes to the creation of top-quality beverages. Flavours of IrelandFresh flavours, passionate producers and traditions handed down through generations: come and experience Ireland's food for yourself Got a question? Ask our Community! Our Community is packed with foodie experts and talented amateurs happy to answer any questions you may have.