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French Food Festival To Take Place In Dublin, Wexford And Waterford

By Dave Simpson
French Food Festival To Take Place In Dublin, Wexford And Waterford

A friendly invasion of the foodie kind has been announced by the Normandy Tourist Board, as this June Bank Holiday Weekend, the Normandy Food Tour will be arriving on the shores of Ireland and stopping off to create a French food festival in three locations with Norman heritage.

Details

The Normandy Food Tour will bring Normandy’s food, drink and music to St Patrick’s Park in Dublin on Saturday 3 June, from noon to 7pm, to Cathedral Square in Waterford on Sunday 4 June, from noon to 7pm, and to the Quayside of New Ross Town on Bank Holiday Monday 5 June, from 11am to 6pm.

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Norman food trucks will arrive en masse to serve up sweet and savoury dishes, with tastings on offer all day long.

Traditional brews will also be on offer, and visitors can partake in a cider-tasting experience with Cidrerie de la Brique – as well as a Calvados tasting – and La Mont Vinette, a bar in a vintage caravan, will be offering samples of Norman cocktails.

A demo stage will see a host of Norman chefs scheduled to cook up traditional cuisine. Free-to-attend masterclasses will be held throughout the day, and a family-friendly crêpe demonstration will be showcased each afternoon.

To top the celebrations off, each of the food tour stops will feature French musicians For the Hackers, who will be performing for the very first time in Ireland.

Statement By Director Of Normandy Tourism

Commenting on the upcoming Normandy Food Tour, director of Normandy Tourism Michael Dodds said, “We are very excited to take the Normandy Food Tour to Ireland. We value our shared heritage with Ireland, and we look forward to building upon those connections this June. It is the first time that the Normandy Food Tour will travel to Ireland, and it is genuinely a real treat for festival-goers, with the very best artisanal foods and drinks of beautiful Normandy on offer, along with a flavour of our culture and, of course, our shared heritage.”

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