Food is fuelling tourism like never before. Food inspires travellers and connects visitors to the heritage culture and people of the area. The Sligo Food Trail was launched in April 2016 and we are now embarking on an autumnal Harvest Feast campaign.
Meet us at BBC Good Food Show at Belfast Waterfront from Friday 14th to Sunday 16th October in Belfast
The White Hag Irish Brewing Company has just launched a limited opportunity to become part of their Barrel Aged Beer Project. They are embarking on an ambitious journey to be the largest barrel-ageing brewery in Ireland.
Join Gaby and Hans Wieland on 12th November in Neantog Kitchen Garden School and start life as a newly promoted Fermentista.
This is always one of our most exciting awards … the ‘short list’ is anything but - and how could it be otherwise when the establishments under consideration are all fresh and new and full of enthusiasm? Recent openings have mainly been in cities, especially Dublin, so it is particularly pleasing to give recognition to an excellent new small restaurant, opened in a village setting by a young and very dedicated owner chef.
On Sunday 25th September enjoy Apple & Harvest is happening on from 12 -5pm, with a massive amount of their own home-grafted apple trees for sale.
Connect 16 - a business tourism showcase, RDS 28 Sept. in association with Failte Ireland. Sligo Food Trail, The Radisson Blu Hotel, The Glasshouse Hotel, The Clarion Hotel, The Sligo Park Hotel, Riverside Hotel, Sligo Food Trail, Sligo BIDs, Sligo Tourism, WDC are attending under the one umbrella ' Destination Sligo'
On Saturday, 22nd and Sunday, 23rd October @ The Organic Centre by Hans and Gaby Wieland
Learn about food intolerances or allergies and what excluding wheat, gluten, yeast, sugar, dairy and saturated fats from your diet can mean when "cooking without".
Sligo is delighted to be named as one of the 10 finalists in the 2016 Foodie Destinations Competition. We are looking forward to our visit by the judges in the coming weeks. This assessment will be combined with a national public voting campaign (50% judges/ 50% voting) where the public can choose their winning foodie destination out of the ten finalists. Please vote now for Sligo at www.foodiedestinations.ie The voting will close at 12pm on Friday 9th of September. Vote Sligo!