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Enjoy a Unique Irish Dining Experience with Locals on their Charming Boathouse

Enjoy a Unique Irish Dining Experience with Locals on their Charming Boathouse

Avoid large-group cookie-cutter tours and get a real insight into local life in Carrick-on-Shannon in County Leitrim. On this more informal tour experience, you’ll meet your hosts—husband and wife duo John and Mary—and step aboard their houseboat on the River Shannon for drinks and a home-cooked four-course meal.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.80
Price varies by group size
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$71.80
Price varies by group size
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Micil Distillery Experience

Micil Distillery Experience

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Immerse yourself in the history of the Micil Distillery on this tour and tasting in Galway. Explore the distillery with a guide to see how poitín (a traditional Irish distilled beverage) and gin are made and learn the family history of the distillery. After the tour of the working distillery, you get to taste some of the products and opt to purchase some as souvenirs.
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  • 1 hour
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$27.39
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$27.39

Oyster Tour and Tasting at Ballinakill Bay with David

Oyster Tour and Tasting at Ballinakill Bay with David

Enjoy an oyster tour and tasting with your host David on his oyster farm. This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. In 2014, David acquired and started restoring the oyster farm at Ballinakill Bay. With the help of his hard working staff, they have successfully reignited the magical taste of Connemara oysters which have been grown in the area since 1893. Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way are renowned for its delicious seafood delights and the oysters from David’s farm lives up to this reputation! Their oysters are a pacific oyster (Crassostrea Gigas) and are available all year round. Smell the fresh wild Atlantic air and hear the soothing sounds of the sea. See the farm crew working hard in the water to grow the most perfect, meaty oysters. Touch the oysters when you shuck your own and finish your tour with the taste of a beautiful fresh oyster.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.98
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$38.98
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Galway Cheese Tour and Tasting by an Artisan Cheesemaker

Galway Cheese Tour and Tasting by an Artisan Cheesemaker

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The rich, fertile grounds of the Slieve Aughty mountains are wonderful grazing grounds for Galway’s grass-fed cows, so it is no surprise that their milk makes exceptional cheese. See this for yourself on Teresa’s family farm, where you will learn about the cheesemaking process, how the cheese is matured, and just how they get it to taste so good.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.00
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$110.00
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Irish cooking class with a local celebrity chef in Ballina

Irish cooking class with a local celebrity chef in Ballina

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Marjorie is a charming and outgoing Irish woman who loves meeting people and sharing her passion for food. Join your host Marjorie at her small but charming kitchen to learn to cook a traditional Irish meal from recipes out of her own cookbooks, many of which have passed down through generations in her family. Marjorie loves to bake so most of your meal will be straight out of the oven. Enjoy a hands-on Irish cooking class that will last about an hour and a half. Roll up your sleeves and learn to make 2-3 traditional dishes from scratch with fresh ingredients, some that may have even been procured from your Marjorie’s garden. Your baking class will include learning to bake homemade scones, Irish soda bread or a traditional fish pie. Learn from an expert about the tips and techniques involved in home style Irish cooking before you sit down at the table to share the meal you helped prepare with Marjorie.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.11
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$84.11
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Irish Whiskey Tasting and Food Pairing in Local's Ballina Home

Irish Whiskey Tasting and Food Pairing in Local's Ballina Home

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Immerse yourself in the culture and history of Irish whiskey with this in-home whiskey tasting experience in County Sligo. With a local whiskey-enthusiast as your guide, taste Irish, Scotch, and Bourbon whiskeys and learn about the perfect food pairings. You'll walk away with a lot more knowledge about whiskey to impress your family and friends and inform your future drinking choices.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.39
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$55.39
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Virtual Introduction to Irish Whiskey

Virtual Introduction to Irish Whiskey

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Take your next virtual happy hour to a whole new level with this live online introduction to Irish whiskey. Join your guide to get a virtual taste of the country's famed pub culture as you encounter a few choice spirits. Learn about the different styles of whiskey, the role of this spirit in the Irish culture, and how it relates to a famous regional term: craic.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$14.56
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$14.56

Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher Cruise

Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher Cruise

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This Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher cruise will take you to beautiful areas of Ireland that can only be reached by boat. Your guide will tell you about the history of the villages you encounter and point out highlights such as one of Ireland’s most beautiful beaches. This tour gives you the freedom to explore independently, hire a bike, or grab some lunch. A highlight is the views from the top of the Cliffs of Moher.
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.67
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$60.67

Private Irish Whiskey & Galway Spirits Food Tour from Galway

Private Irish Whiskey & Galway Spirits Food Tour from Galway

Calling all whiskey & food lovers lovers on this unique private tour!! If you are whiskey amateurs or simply looking for an informational fun afternoon tasting uisce beatha.We will be guiding you around the streets of Galway in to some of the oldest bars to discover some of the best in Irish Whiskey. Not only will you be tasting some of these terrific drinks but also getting a great understanding into Ireland’s rich Whiskey past and present. . We will even tasting a local poitin from 6th generation poitín maker Micil. This will be intertwined with a culinary walking tour of the city. It gives a great overview of our passionate people and our beautiful produce which combine to make Galway one of Ireland's gourmet jewels. You will get to experience a taste from artisan producers, cheese makers, creative beer projects, artisan chocolatiers, traditional family run businesses to young entrepreneurs with devotion and commitment to showcase the best of Irish produce.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$94.03
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$94.03
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Irish Whiskey & Galway Spirits Food Tour

Irish Whiskey & Galway Spirits Food Tour

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Eat and drink your way through historic Galway on a whiskey and food tour that features some of the city’s oldest bars. Along the way, you’ll taste great Irish whiskey—a whiskey expert will lead the way and share some background on the country's most iconic spirit. As you walk through Galway, you’ll also discover some of the young producers keeping the local food and drink scene vibrant.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$105.78
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$105.78
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Gin Tasting Session at Hyde - International Gin Flight

Gin Tasting Session at Hyde - International Gin Flight

Hyde is home to the largest Gin Collection in Ireland with a collection of over 500 gins from around the world. If gin is your thing - our International Gin Flights are the perfect way to sample a selection of International Gins. Our bar team and mixologists are on hand for advice and to share their expertise about the distilleries and the gins that you will get to try.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.27
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$24.27

Irish Gin Tasting in Galway - Irish Gin Flight

Irish Gin Tasting in Galway - Irish Gin Flight

Hyde is home to the largest Gin Collection in Ireland with a collection of over 500 gins from around the world. If gin is your thing - our Gin Flights are the perfect way to sample a selection of gins and to learn about gin in Ireland. Our bar team and mixologists are on hand for advice and to share their expertise about the distilleries and the local gins that you will get to try
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.27
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$24.27

Irish Stew Traditional Recipe

Irish Stew Traditional Recipe

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While exploring the Emerald Isle, you’ll see many pubs and restaurants serving Irish stew, but this Irish stew cooking class allows you to actually learn from a County Galway local just what goes into making this delicacy. All stew ingredients and use of cooking utensils are included in your class price, and you’ll even get to eat some of the stew you help make afterward.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$56.01
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$56.01
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Traditional Irish Homemade Baking Scones and Bread

Traditional Irish Homemade Baking Scones and Bread

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While visiting Galway, opt to spend some time away from sightseeing on the city’s popular coast with this Irish homemade baking scones and bread class. You’ll meet in a local’s home to learn how to bake Irish favorites from scratch. Your guide takes the time to teach you how to bake from a provided recipe, as you learn about Ireland’s baking practices of the past and present.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.67
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$60.67
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Indie Beer Adventure Galway

Indie Beer Adventure Galway

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*** ALL BEERS ARE INCLUDED*** Hello guys, it’s Alex and Melanie! We’re two sisters, who run an Indie food & cultural tour company called Find Your Food Adventure®. We'll make sure you'll experience the finest of the Irish craft beer scene! We'll bring you to the coolest neighbourhoods of Galway. We'll drink and taste in local pubs where real beer is served. You'll get to know the most exciting independent makers and beer regions and will taste a variety of craft beers. On the tour we pass by symbolic spots, immerse in history and music during our stroll through the city. We'll talk about the vibrant Galwegian food and drink scene and exciting experiences available. We'd love to make other people as passionate about Irish beer and Indie makers! Get to know the locals who open their doors to inspire with their commitment to craft and "the craic" ;-)) "There are no strangers here only friends you haven't yet met" - W.B. Yeats Let's meet and celebrate in Galway together!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.80
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$72.80

Coastal Seaweed Walk and Abalone Farm Tasting Tour

Coastal Seaweed Walk and Abalone Farm Tasting Tour

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Explore the Atlantic coast in County Galway during a unique tour focused on seaweed and aquaculture. Set out on a coastal walk and foraging tour to learn about edible sea plants and visit an abalone farm. Taste several dishes prepared with seafood grown on the farm and learn about sustainable aquaculture farming.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.12
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$66.12

Connemara & Mayo pub tour from Westport. Mayo. Private guide. Full day.

Connemara & Mayo pub tour from Westport. Mayo. Private guide. Full day.

Take a whirlwind pub tour from Westport, around the village pubs of Connemara soaking up the local atmosphere. Availability: most of the year. Max: 8. Visit legendary Irish pubs on this whirlwind tour sampling the best on offer, while travelling through the picturesque Mayo and Galway landscapes. Over a 5 to 6-hour tour you will travel through the beautiful villages of Leenan, Maam Valley, Clonbur and Tourmakeady stopping off at four different hostelries on route. Sample the best food and or drink Connemara has to offer while chatting with the local publicans. The atmosphere and unique character of the Connemara Pub is something not to be missed. Enjoy a pint of Guinness or a tasty home-made seafood chowder, listen to a story from the barman or barmaid, sing a song or speak a few words as Gaeilge! On our return we will wind our way through North Connemara, through the majestic mountains and valleys of the north before continuing along the coast of Lough Mask and back to Westport.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,502.12
per group
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$1,502.12
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Aran islands pub tour from Galway. Inisheer/Inishmore. Private guide. Full day.

Aran islands pub tour from Galway. Inisheer/Inishmore. Private guide. Full day.

Take a scenic flight to the unique Aran Islands and enjoy their local freshly caught seafood, fine ales and warm hospitality on this privately guided pub tour. Availability: March to October. Max: 8. Enjoy a day packed full of everything the West of Ireland has to offer on this privately guided unique tour. Pick up included from Galway by your private local knowledgeable guide and travel to Connemara International Airport for the flight across Galway Bay with commanding views of the coastline, the Cliffs of Moher and limestone landscape of the three Aran Islands. On your arrival on Inisheer, the smallest of the Aran Islands, food and drink of the highest quality awaits you. You will visit three hostelries on the island where you will meet the locals and enjoy the unique atmosphere on the island made famous by Father Ted. Back to Connemara for your return trip to Galway, where we will stop at Tigh Chualain, west of Spiddal for our last pub of this truly enjoyable and unique tour.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$487.77
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$487.77
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Afternoon tea at a Connemara castle. Galway. Self-guided. 2 hours.

Afternoon tea at a Connemara castle. Galway. Self-guided. 2 hours.

Traditional high tea enjoyed at an authentic Irish castle. Finest teas made by a master Galway tea blender. A delicious culinary showcase of Connemara’s seasonal products. Signature house tea made from local foraged herbs. Beautiful castle estate of forest and river views.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.76
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$48.76
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Private Irish whiskey tasting in local country pub. Galway. Guided. 30 minutes.

Private Irish whiskey tasting in local country pub. Galway. Guided. 30 minutes.

Meet an Irish whiskey expert. Learn the history and the unique story of Irish whiskey. Relax, unwind and drink whiskey in a local Irish country pub. Taste 3 premium whiskeys from the Pot Still Irish Whiskey range. Enjoy a full shot of your favourite whiskey from the range.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$438.99
per group
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$438.99
per group
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Connemara Pub Tour from Galway City. Co Galway. Guided. Half Day.

Connemara Pub Tour from Galway City. Co Galway. Guided. Half Day.

Take a whirlwind pub tour from Galway City, around the village pubs of Connemara soaking up the local atmosphere. Availability: Most of the year. Visit legendary Irish pubs on this tour sampling the best on offer, while travelling through the picturesque Connemara landscape. Travel through the beautiful villages of Oughterard, Maam Valley, Beladangan and Inverin stopping off at four different hostelries en route. Sample the best food and or drink Connemara has to offer while chatting with the local publicans. The atmosphere and unique character of the Connemara Pub is something not to be missed. Enjoy a pint of Guinness or a tasty home-made seafood chowder, listen to a story from the barman or barmaid, sing a song or speak a few words as Gaeilge! On our return we will wind our way through Connemara, through the majestic mountains and valleys of the north before continuing along the coastal Gaeltacht villages where Irish (Gaelic) is the everyday spoken language.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,502.12
per group
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$1,502.12
per group
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Lunch at the Connemara National Park Tea Rooms. Letterfrack, Galway

Lunch at the Connemara National Park Tea Rooms. Letterfrack, Galway

The Tea Room and the Connemara National Park is the perfect place to stop off! Enjoy fresh, home baked food and that all important reviving cup of coffee while sitting at the foothills of Diamond Hill. Take in the spectacular scenery in the crisp Connemara air before attempting one of the many walks and climbs.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.55
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$25.55
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Foodie walking tour of Galway city. Guided English/French. 2½ hours.

Foodie walking tour of Galway city. Guided English/French. 2½ hours.

A foodie’s delight. This wonderful culinary walking tour of Galway introduces you to local produce from oysters to cheese; sushi to crab. Indulge your sweet tooth with doughnuts to strawberry tarts, not forgetting a local beers and beverages. Galway’s famous food culture is explored over a morning and takes in some of the city’s best known and secret food haunts with your food loving guide taking you on a food journey that is simply delish! This tour leads food enthusiasts around Galway’s finest food destinations and includes an unforgettable trip to the now famous Galway Market and visits to award winning restaurants and cafes.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.30
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$107.30
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A taste of the Craic: An audio tour exploring Galway's local gastronomy

A taste of the Craic: An audio tour exploring Galway's local gastronomy

Discover Galway’s Latin Quarter and West side with me and the medium of fine Irish cuisine, locally sourced produce and internationally celebrated beverages. Rolling pastures meet the wild Atlantic here, and you’ll find out why this location has helped to make the city such a food lovers' destination. And it has the craic too! On this self guided audio tour along the Latin Quarter’s medieval streets, I’ll tell you about the evolution of our cuisine from the Bronze Age to our recent culinary revolution. There’s a full course of information, including: • The answer to which came first, the bacon or the egg • A primer on spuds and Ireland's relationship with the humble potato • A guide to spotting the Salmon of all Knowledge • An introduction into Ireland's whiskey heritage just long enough to wet your lips
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  • 40 to 55 minutes
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$6.99
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$6.99

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