Macnas performs at Galway Arts Festival   ęTodd Parker

Cookery Schools


Dating back to the Brehon Laws of the 5th century, hospitality has always been at the root of the Irish attitude to food. For many reasons and for many years however food was essential to survival and hospitality a veneer of respectability for a people on their knees. Nowadays, in a more fortunate generation this famed hospitality combined with a natural environment abundant in a variety of produce and a food revival, means that the Irish can share this historical hospitality in the kitchen, with the emergence of Cookery schools and courses all over this food island. The kitchens in these schools are the ideal meeting ground for the produce of the artisan food producers and the masterful chefs to continue the warm but independent spirit that defines Irish cooking. A Cookery course incorporated into your travel plans enables you to experience the coalface of Irish cuisine.

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