Taste of Togher Festival 2019

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Dates: 
20/09/2019 to 21/09/2019


The seventh annual Taste of Togher Festival will take place in The Glyde Inn, Annagassan, County Louth over two days, Friday 20th and Saturday 21st September 2019. Collections on both days will be made towards the Clogherhead Lifeboat.

Friday 20th September: (9:00pm - Late)

Annagassan Razor Clam Experience

This event forms part of Failte Ireland's Taste the Island initiative which explores Ireland's Food Flavours. The night will begin with a video about Annagassan Razor Clams followed by a discussion from local fishermen, razor clam tasting and live music from The Full Shilling.  Entry is Free but you must register.  Register here www.theglydeinn.ie/events 

Saturday 21st September: (12:00pm-5:.30pm)

Food, Craft & Heritage Fair

Admission is free.   We are very excited to have The Crafty Rock showcasing a wide rage of local crafts, a food village and   The Vikings  are back and this year we will have the actual Viking Ship from The TV Series 'The Vikings'. Kids will be able to get aboard a real Viking Ship and discover what it was like to be a Viking.

The Flo Gas Stage:

2pm on the Flo Gas Stage, Archaeologist and Archaeobotanist, Nikolah Gilligan is going to demonstrate a mdeievil technique for making oatcakes called 'grain grinding' and she will also display an ancient technique for making cheese 

3pm  Seafood cookery demonstration from Tara Walker from East Coast Cookery School

There will be a wide range of local products and produce to try, from cheese and honey to jam, cupcakes along with plenty of local crafts.  

Historial Walking Tour

4pm In Keeping with the theme, local historian Micheál Mc Keown will give a historical walking tour of the Viking site in Annagassan. Micheál is a graduate of NUI. Maynooth (extra-mural cert. in local history) His speciality is the Viking and Anglo_Norman period. He is also a noted artist and sculptor best known for his iconic "Bull of Cooley" on the N1 motorway.  Tickets for this walk are available at https://theglydeinn.ie/events/

The Taste of Togher, The Glyde Inn, Annagassan, Co Louth, Ireland

Friday 20th September from 9pm-Late
Saturday 21st September from 12pm-5pm
Traditional Music all day
Admission: FREE

Entry is FREE and there will be plenty of FAMILY FUN !!


Phone: 
+353 (0)429372350
Address: 
The Taste of Togher,
Annagassan,
Dunleer,
County Louth,
Ireland
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