Sunday May 26th 2013
Sheridans Cheesemongers hosted our fourth Irish food festival on Sunday 26th May, here at our Virginia Road Station headquarters in Co Meath. A huge array of Ireland’s top food producers were here to sell, sample and talk about their wonderful foods. The idea of this annual event is to bring together the people who make the foods and the customers who love it. The criteria for the stalls are that the food is made in Ireland, is of great quality and that the people behind the stalls are the people who made the food.
It was a day of family fun and celebration that brought together over eighty of the best artisan food producers from around Ireland and was supported by well over five thousand enthusiastic food lovers. Families wandered from stall to stall chatting to the producers and tasting the magnificent array of Irish made foods.
People travelled from all over Ireland to visit the fair, these food loving pilgrims were joined by a massive turnout from the local communities of Meath and the surrounding counties.
As well as the food stalls where customers were able to buy and sample the products, there were plenty of stalls cooking hot food and lots of space for picnicking which was well utilised as the sun smiled on us (for most of the day!). We also had an amazing line up of workshops with Irish food producers and chefs, as well as free children’s entertainment, live music courtesy of “Early House Jazz” and traditional fair games organised by the local GAA club.