- 25 Sep 18
Craft beer, porcine delights, fermented ketchup, Palestinian falafel, braised octopus & Irish cheese toasties are all on this fortnight’s menu.
Having bid a fond adieu to the RDS, the eighth annual Irish Craft Beer Festival & Gin Garden is pitching up on September 28 and 29 at the Leinster Cricket Club near Rathmines with the Ranelagh LUAS stop just ten minutes away.
Twenty-five of the country’s finest independent breweries will be sating thirsts in the Big Tent until 10.30pm both nights, with halves and pints €3 and €6 respectively. Add in live music, masterclasses, beer-friendly food, ping-pong, Janga and more, and it’s shaping up to be a cracker. Tickets priced €10 are available from irishcraftbeerfestival.ie – see hotpress.com for updates.
The city’s famous bacon industry is the inspiration for the Pigstown Culture and Food Series, which takes place throughout September in and around Limerick City’s newly launched Food Mile. The numerous highlights include the Guided Food Heritage Tours leaving No 1 Pery Square each Saturday morning at 10.30am, and ending up at the Milk Market where there are free cookery demos. pigtown.ie. Our attempts to be at least vaguely healthy are being aided by Back On Track, the new tome from former Irish Olympic runner David Gillick.