A Taste of Donegal Food Festival

Friday 24th – Sunday 26th August 2018

A Taste of Donegal Food Festival would like to remind all their Foodie Friends that it is their 10th Anniversary. This must attend foodie event is a three day celebration of great Food and Drink located in a beautiful tented village on the pier in Donegal Town. It takes place from Friday 24th – Sunday 26th August 2018.

Its absolutely worth making the journey North to visit “The Coolest Place on the Planet 2017” by National Geographic and “The most beautiful County in Ireland” by the popular website ‘”Ireland Before You Die” situated along the starting point of the Wild Atlantic Way. It has the best of everything that Ireland has to offer first class hospitality in Award Winning Hotels, unspoilt wild and wonderful scenery, outdoor attractions and pursuits, warm welcomes and Craic!!

Discover the biggest hidden gem along the way when you visit our 10th Anniversary of A Taste of Donegal 2018. Your taste-buds will be tantalized as you can taste and purchase some of the finest food and drink available from 120 Food Exhibitors from all over Ireland and the UK.

Cookery Demonstrations by Celebrity Chefs, Neven Maguire, Kevin Dundon, Catherine Fulvio, Edward Hayden, Kwanghi Chan, Stephen Mc Allister, Ciaran Sweeney, Máire Dufficy, Shane Smyth, Gary O’ Hanlon, Brian Mc Dermott, Joe Shannon and Donegal’s own local celebrity chefs.

There will be Gin, Beer and Cocktail Masterclasses, Music and Street Entertainment for all and much more.

You will be thrilled by our fantastic Fireworks Display over Donegal Bay.

So put this Festival on your to do list for August 2018.Come along and Discover, Dine and Delight in Donegal Town.

Daily Admission Charges:
Adults: €7.00
Children: €1.00
3 day Weekend Pass: €18.00

Chefs participating in the Festival


Brian Mc Dermott

Ulster Food Hero

Author of Donegal Table

Gary O’ Hanlon

Baxterstorey Ireland

TV3’s The Restaurant

Stephen Mc Allister

The Pigs Ear Restaurant

TV3’s The Restaurant

Edward Hayden

 TV3’s Ireland AM

Woman’s Way Magazine

Neven Maguire

 Mc Nean House & Restaurant

Association of Home Economics Teachers Ambassador

Kevin Dundon

Dunbrody Country House Hotel & Restaurant

Ciaran Sweeney

 Michelin BIB Gourmand

Forest & Marcy

Shane Smith

 Saturday & Sunday AM TV3

In House Chef Coole Swan Irish Liquor

Máire Dufficy

Bord Bia

Catherine Fulvio

Ballyknocken House & Cookery School

Kwanghi Chan

Founder Of Chanchan Sauces

Bord Bia Shanghai Ambassador


Joe Shannon

Joe Shannon Radisson Blu Sligo

TV3’s Ireland Am


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