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Pictured at the launch of ‘A Taste of West Cork Food Festival’ 2017, at Kalbos@Uillinn, Skibbereen were: 8-year-old Natalie Robb from Skibbereen with Helen Collins (right), chairperson "A Taste of West Cork Food Festival" and Sharon Corcoran, Director of Economic Development, Cork County Council.
Expanding its reach even further this year, the Festival (8th-17th September), will now host over 230 culinary and adventure events across 36 towns and villages and 8 islands. The Festival will welcome visitors to a foodie’s paradise, with several national and international chefs preparing culinary-themed feasts in local restaurants, food tastings al fresco, foraging walks, open-air markets, seminars, cook-offs, masterclasses and intimate evenings with local artisan food producers imparting their culinary wisdom. For more see www.atasteofwestcork.com or follow the conversation on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
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Posted on: 31st August, 2017 in Food & Wine

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Posted on: 7th March, 2017 in Food & Wine

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