A Taste of Lough Derg events underway

A Taste of Lough Derg events underway


A Taste of Lough Derg is in full swing with interesting and diverse events coming up.

The Peppermill Nenagh will be hosting a Tapas ‘n’ Cocktail night on Wednesday 19th July  which promises to be a fun night where you can learn how to make and shake your own cocktails.

On Sunday 23rd Ailbhe Gerrard at Brookfield Farm Terryglass will be hosting their ever popular Farm Walk and Talk on Bee keeping and Bio diversity.

Ailbhe recently featured in an article in the Sunday Independent on ‘Local Heroes’ and also was invited to meet with Prince Charles on his recent visit to Kilkenny. Wilde Irish Chocolates Tuamgraney , Taste and Make Sessions continue on Wednesday the 26th July and then the focus goes north on Thursday 27th July to Portumna where La Bouche will have a ‘A Taste of Lough Derg Tapas’ evening using locally sourced produce.

Newcomer to the calendar this year the Wine Buff in Nenagh will hold a Wine Experience, Demystifying Wines, a fun and Informative Tasting Evening on Friday 28th July.

Nuala Kilkenny of Nualas Tuamgraney rounds off the month with a Walk in the Steps of Brian Boru followed by a delicious four course meal on 31st July .

There is something for everyone , from the young to the young at heart with A Taste of Lough Derg.

For further information check out our facebook page ‘A Taste of Lough Derg’ and also our website www.atasteofloughderg.ie

Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.