June 01, 2013

June Food Festivals & Events: 30 May - 7 June

Ballyhaunis Summer Festival 
A 6-day Festival in Co. Mayo with quizzes, a family fun day, an open fishing competition and a traditional fair with lots more taking happening. Taking place from the 30 May – 3 June.

Blue Jean Country Queen Festival
Based in Athboy, Co Meath, this Macra na Feirme event has been running for 26 years. There will be a street carnival, a farmer's market, a Ceilí and of course the Blue Jean Country Queen competition.  It runs from the 31 May – 3 June.  

Bloom In The Park
Bloom, Ireland's largest gardening, food and family event, will take place in the Phoenix Park Dublin during the June bank holiday weekend for 5 days from 30 May – 3 June. There will be something for everyone with cookery and craft demonstrations, free gardening advice from the experts, Irish food produce, live entertainment and gardening workshops. 

Dublin Port Riverfest
This June Bank Holiday, North Wall Quay will play host to the Dublin Port’s Riverfest. A huge array of activities are planned over the course of the weekend,  including the arrival of 6 tall ships, curragh racing on the Liffey, tug boat demonstrations and much more. There will also be street performers, music, bars, face painting, and carnival attractions from the new Samuel Beckett Bridge to East Link Bridge. For food lovers the Markets will have a huge range of quality fresh and exciting food.

Irish Coffee Festival
Taking place in Foynes, Co. Limerick from the 31 May - 2 June, this festival has a varied range of events including Irish coffee making demonstrations, a food and Irish craft fair, workshops and lots of music. 

Love Gourmet Week 
For Love Gourmet Week 2013, twenty of the best restaurants in Limerick and the Shannon region will offer a dining experience priced at €25/€35/€45 per person. The ethos of the event will be a celebration of local produce, great Irish food and organic produce. As part of Love Gourmet Week, midweek promotions will take place in all participating restaurants with wine deals, cocktail specials and unique seasonal menus on offer to celebrate the event. This event runs from the 1 – 9 June.

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