Burren Slow Food Festival 12-14 May 2017

The next Burren Slow Food Festival will take place earlier than usual, from 12 to 14 May 2017.

We will soon be updating this space with our exciting programme for this year’s festival.


In the meantime, have a look at a few of the highlights from Burren Slow Food Festival 2016 below


Burren Slow Food Festival 2016

Theme: Surf & Turf; Lamb, Oysters and Wild Salmon

Friday to Sunday 27 to 29 May 2016

All the talks and events on the weekend will focus on the delicious edibles that the sea and the land around us produce for us to enjoy.

The weekend started off with an amazing event: a Burren Champagne Picnic under the Cliffs of Moher!

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Other highlights included:


  • Oysters of different provenances, paired with wine and stout, Whiskey & Chocolate, Wild Salmon & Champagne
  • The  traditional Burren Slow Food Banquet
  • Bushcraft and Cooking for Kids
  • Farmers’ Market

Some of the presenters were

  • Dr. Brendan Dunford from Burrenbeo
  • Catherine Cleary from the Irish Times
  • JP McMahon from Aniar, Galway
  • Oonagh O’Dwyer from Wild Kitchen
  • Leslie Williams guiding us through several tastings
  • Burren Food Trail members Deborah Evers, Piotr Matijczak and Frank Benson