The best food festivals to check out this October

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    Raging you missed the Summer food festival season? Never fear! October still has a few great dates to look forward to. Here’s what’s coming up;

    Dingle Food Festival, 4-6 October, Dingle, Co. Kerry

    Highlights of the festival include cookery demonstrations, over 50 market stalls, workshops, street entertainment, children’s events, wine tastings and whiskey tasting, and much more. The most popular event of the festival is ‘The Taste Trail’ where festival goers purchase a book of taste trail tickets and can then visit over 70 venues around the town offering tastings of the best food and drink the Peninsula has to offer. Go to for all the details.

    Sligo Food Trail Harvest Feast, 18th October, Sligo

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    The Harvest Feast is a significant event that is part of Taste The Island, the international Failte Ireland Initiative. It consists of a sumptuous nine course tasting menu, each specially created by one of Sligo’s top chefs collaborating with artisan producers. The combination of award-winning chefs and the best of local produce is a real winner. To find out all the info, check out their website here.

    Food on the Edge, 21-22 October, Galway City

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    Food on the Edge is a two day symposium that takes place annually in Galway city, Ireland. It is for chefs and food enthusiasts all around the world who want to create a better global network. Food on the Edge is a coming together of chefs to listen, talk and debate about the future of food in our industry and on our planet. Expect big food ideas to come out of this gathering! For all the info including the full schedule, head to their website,

    Savour Kilkenny, 22-28 October, KilkennySavour Kilkenny Easy Food

    Savour Kilkenny brings together local and national food produce, talented chefs, a mix of exciting options in the food market, and plenty of foodie talks and entertainment for everyone to enjoy. This includes culinary delights, interactive demos and masterclasses with award-winning chefs, quirky dining events, beer and wine tasting, live entertainment, and of course a bustling market. Head to for all the details.

    Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, 24-28 October, Cork City

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    The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, which is celebrating its 42nd year, is one of the biggest and longest running events on the Irish music calendar. Over 1,000 musicians and creative artists from more than 20 countries will be performing in over 70 city venues including pubs, hotels, restaurants, galleries, public buildings and club venues as well as on the city streets. For the full line-up of festival activities, go to

    Titanic: The Musical Afternoon Tea, 27th October, 10th and 17th November, Belfast, Northern Ireland

    Titanic Belfast in collaboration with Belfast Operatic Company presents ‘Titanic: the Musical’ Afternoon Tea. Guests will be invited to step back in time to a period of luxury, elegance and 5-star service for an Afternoon Tea a note above the rest with musical hits from the original Broadway production of Titanic: The Musical. To book your place and find out all the details, go to


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