Sunday, 18 September 2016

Slow Food Galway

Killeen Cheese Goat Farm
Tour and Lunch
Sunday 2nd October @1pm
Tour the farm and see the goats ... visit the cheese making room ... Marion Roenveld of Killeen Cheese and Seamus Sheridan of Sheridan's Cheesemongers will talk about Raw Milk Cheese and the challenges faced by cheesemakers to keep this food from becoming extinct

Lunch will feature goat 

Please RSVP by Fri 30th September
Text Cait 087-2311580 or Kate 087-9312333
We would like you to bring a dessert and your own chair(s) 
Members €10 Euro ... Non members €15

membership can be paid/renewed on the day

Directions: From Portumna, head towards Scarriff/Ennis (R352). After 5km you go downhill and come to a narrow bridge. A little further on, the main road veers to the left (look for fingerboard sign). Continue towards Abbey/Gort (R353). You will pass a white house on the left that is almost directly on the road. Killeen Cheese entrance is next on the left with Killeen Cheese sign outside.

GPS co-ordinates: 53.101227.8315741

Killeen Farmhouse Cheese
Loughanroe East
Co. Galway

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

 Slow Food Galway
Pick Blueberries at Derryvilla Farm in Portarlington
This Sunday 18th Sept 

You pick yourself and it costs 10 euro a Kilo.
These blueberries are not certified as organic but no pesticides are applied ,the only treatment is fertiliser brought in from Holland.
Nuala (Farm manager) will give a talk about the farm and how to grow blueberries
This can only happen if weather is dry and also for a day or two before we go so that the fruit will be dry.

If you are interested please text Kate 0879312333

Monday, 4 July 2016

                              SLOW FOOD GALWAY

Join us on a visit to the farm of
Eamonn McDonagh, Kilmaine, Co. Mayo
On Sunday, 17th July at 1.00pm
Eamonn runs a traditional mixed farm with heritage breeds of cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and tillage. The McDonagh family aims to be as self-sufficient as possible and all of the farm work is done with working horses. A tour of the farm and demonstration of the horses at work will be followed by lunch in the barn.

Members are asked to bring along a dessert to share. 

Cost - €10 – members
€15 - non-members
From Galway, take the N84 Headford road. Turn right at the traffic lights in Headford, Continue on through Shrule village and on into Kilmaine. Turn left at Maloneys pub and the farm is 2 miles along the road, the 2nd house on the left AFTER the church.
RSVP by 11th July to Cait – 087 2311580 or Kate 087 9312333

Thursday, 9 June 2016

Monday, 6 June 2016

Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Thank You from COPE

A thank you from COPE for our donation of €1000 following the St Brigid's Day Banquet in Loam last year.

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Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Event Thursday 7th April

A conversation about the pleasure of good food, and the story of its presence in the West of Ireland.
The Italian Department at NUIG, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Dublin, Slow Food Galway and the local Italian restaurateurs present
Thursday 7th Apri
NUI Galway
IT 125 &
Orbsen Building
Talks will be followed by an aperitivo-style wine and food
reception, sponsored by:
Register on Italian Food Culture Meets the Atlantic Way
The Italian department at NUIG, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Dublin, Slow Food Galway and the local Italian restaurateurs present the culture of Italian food. A conversation about the pleasure of good food, and the story of its presence in…

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

First Event of 2016

 The first few pictures from our breadmaking event on Sunday with Jeremy of Jermiche, Glenamaddy.

He cooked loaves in a regular oven and also our clay oven which we normally only use for pizza.

Monday, 29 February 2016



Breadmaking with Artisan Producer,
Jeremy Zanni of Les Petites Douceurs

Sunday 13th March, 11:30 am

at Cait Curran Organic/Biodynamic Farm,
Loughwell, Moycullen

The demonstration will be followed by our AGM,
and then lunch.....5 Euro members

Membership can be paid/renewed on the day
Please RSVP by Saturday, 12th of March to
Text Kate 0879312333
No dogs please

In Moycullen take turn at lights for Spiddal the L1320. Continue uphill for 5 km and pass Loughwell Farm Park on your right. Take a left at crossroads immediately after farm park (yellow house on right) and continue downhill for 1 km to T junction. Entrance is directly opposite at T junction