Burren Slow Food Festival

Events this May in the Burren

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The annual seafood journey to Inís Oírr is on the market, but you have to be really quick! Leaving Doolin on the Doolin Ferry fast ferry on Friday 20 May at 5pm and returning to the mainland around 8pm. The price of €65 + fees per person includes the ferry trip and the seafood buffet in Tí Ned (drinks not included). This hugely popular event kicks off the Burren Slow Food Festival which will be held for the first time in 3 years in person again in Lisdoonvarna on the 21 and 22 May.

Book right now or be disappointed: https://burrenslowfoodfestival-seafood-journey.eventbrite.ie

The Burren Slow Food Festival will be back in Lisdoonvarna!

This years festival under the motto “GeoFood” will kick off with a seafood journey to Inís Oírr on Friday 20 May (5pm to 8pm), continue on Saturday and Sunday with talks and presentations, and of course the popular Farmers Market with foods and crafts. More details will be revealed in the next few weeks, including links to book events like the Burren Slow Banquet etc. so keep for the new information here: https://www.slowfoodclare.com/

What is Slow Food?

Slow Food is a global initiative with members from all around Ireland and the rest of the globe that look at the food world through the eyes of the local community and our environment. In our case, we are so lucky to have The Burren in Co.Clare, The Aran Islands, Doolin and the west coast of Ireland to be spoiled with choice.

Doolin Ferry and Slow Food Clare

Slow Food Clare does an incredible job organizing the Burren Slow Food Festival every year to bring this global movement to our doorstep.

As a member of the Burren Ecotourism group Doolin Ferry with Bill O’Brien is proud to have participated in numerous events in the past few years. We have hosted a Champagne Picnic on our Cliffs of Moher Cruise, an amazing  ‘Taste the Atlantic- A Seafood Journey’ event which took place from Doolin to Inis Oirr. Here guests could enjoy the Seafood Buffet at Tigh Ned’s on Inis Oírr, Aran Islands.  Tigh Ned’s Pub is known for one of the top places to eat on Inis Oirr, seafood fresh from the sea.  The Ó Conghaile family fishes most of their seafood themselves off the island. Tigh Ned is located right on the edge of Inis Oirr overlooking the Burren Co.Clare and Galway Bay.  A fantastic place for not only slow food but also sightseeing. While on the island you can read about some local sights like O’Brien’s Castle.

Please also see here for Directions to Doolin Ferry.