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Burren Festival 2015

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Clare Farmers' Market

Chocked full of exciting, innovative producers

If you missed them at Burren Slow Food Festival 2015, look for them at other local markets. Many are or will soon be in shops near and far!

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9th Burren Slow Food Festival

– Land & Sea –

16 to 24 May 2015


This year’s event will be held on 23 & 24 May 2015 preceeded by a week of events not to be missed!

This year, the festival activities will extend from just one weekend to a full week of events starting on Saturday 16 May, promising good fun and great food. The main Burren Slow Food Festival weekend  will be as usual on the second-but-last weekend in May (23 & 24 May 2015).


We are in the process of finalising the schedule of all the activities, so please bookmark the festival pages and come back to see the latest updates – and follow us on Facebook!


Just to give you a little taster of what we have planned for the festival week – there will be at least three events each day, from Saturday 16 to Friday 22 May 2015:


Every day, bookable events will take place in the area of the Burren and Cliffs of Moher (see the festival schedule for further information)


“Meet the Producer” in the morning,
for ex. Tickle Your Taste Buds on a Traditional Farm


“Burren Activity Event” in the afternoon,
for ex. Aillwee’s Primitive Living Demo and Flying Display


“Dining Experience” in the evening,
for ex. Burren Beilini & All That Jazz


And for the festival weekend (Saturday 23 & 24 May 2015, Lisdoonvarna):


In demos and talk, chefs and food producers will give you invaluable information about their trade
secrets which you can use in your daily life!


… Three Michelin-starred chefs:

Derry Clarke from Michelin-star restaurant “L’Ecrivain”, Dublin
JP McMahon from “Anair” restaurant, Galway
Ross Lewis from “Chapter One”, Dublin – sorry, canceled due to unforeseen circumstances –

… foraging walks followed by suppers
… an oyster talk, demo and tasting
… tasting menus in various amazing restaurants in the Burren
… Burren Slow Food Banquet with Burren Lamb on a spit
… book launches
… Snail of Approval
… archery for the whole family
… and much more!

There will also be a Farmers’ Market with delicacies from all over County Clare and beyond.



Slow Food Clare is celebrating its 11 years in existence this year. It was founded after listening to Carlo Petrini and his inspiring talk at Terra Madre, the Slow Food International Conference in Turin, Italy, in 2004.

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