Galway Fishery Manager Seamus Hartigan will walk you through the history of the fishery and how it used to operate, taking in the Salmon Fishery Tower, the now defunct salmon traps and the current recreational wild salmon fishery at the weir. Here the tour can observe the anglers and hopefully get a glimpse of a spring salmon in its natural environment.
The tour will culminate in the Corrib Tea Rooms for lunch and to savour some salmon dishes. In association with; Inland Fisheries Ireland and Dúchas na Gaillimhe.
Tickets €17.50 + booking fee available from www.galwayfoodfestival.com
Seeking and gathering wild (naturally occuring) food in nature that exists all around us, but for many of us is unknown. Thanks to experts like Forage Workshop Leader Mary Bulfin, this knowledge is not lost. It’s surprising to most people when they attend a forage workshop, just how much food there is growing all around the countryside, in hedgerows and even on one’s own property! Meet in the carpark at woods.
A 2 hour culinary walking tour of Galway giving great overview of our passionate people and our beautiful produce which combine to make Galway one of Ireland's gourmet jewels. During the tour you will meet artisan producers and sample their products with experienced guide, Sheena Dignam, giving you insights to our local favourites and treasured ingredients.
Sat 11.30 /3.00
Meeting Point in front of Evergreen Health Food Store on Mainguard Street.
Explore the waters and landscape of Galway Bay and the Aran Islands with Skipper Kevin MacGabhann while line fishing off the boat. The fish you catch will be cooked on the BBQ on the boat and served with fresh food from local Award winning Builín Blasta Cafe & Bakery.
Cost: €40 (includes lunch and a glass of wine or Bogman beer)
Important info: Boat leaves from Spiddal Harbour, 20 minutes from Galway City.
Please dress appropriate to the weather.