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Sliced Wood Fired Pizza Opens

Carrick-on-Shannon is now home to its first wood fired pizzeria. Sliced Wood Fired Pizza Restaurant and Take Away is now open on Main Street. Serving freshly made pizza cooked in a wood fired oven and topped with the freshest ingredients sourced from Italian Suppliers. As well as pizzas they are

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The Red Bank Restaurant opens this week

Carrick-on-Shannon’s newest restaurant will open it’s doors on Wednesday 4th March. The Red Bank Restaurant is located in the beautiful building which was formally home to St. George’s Terrace. Head Chef Michelle McGowan is a multi-award winning chef with a wealth of experience, who has a huge passion for using locally

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A look back at the Leitrim Boxty Festival

As we are busy planning Taste Leitrim events for 2020 we take a fond look back at The Leitrim Boxty Festival. This inaugural event was one of the highlights of the Taste the Island initiative by Failte Ireland. The festival was celebration of Boxty, a food which originates from Leitrim.There

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Happy Christmas From Taste Leitrim

We’d like to wish our members and friends a wonderful Christmas and a very Happy New Year. 2019 has been a fantastic year for Taste Leitrim with highlights such as the inaugural Leitrim Boxty Festival taking place. This was just one of the many wonderful Taste the Island events held

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The Boxty Making Competition Video

The Boxty Making Competition was part of The Leitrim Boxty Festival. 8 contestants took part in the competition which was held in The Food Hub, Drumshanbo. Pixel Dust was there to capture the atmosphere in this fantastic video.

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Phyllis Moran is Leitrim’s Best Boxty Maker

The inaugural Leitrim Boxty Festival took place on October 19th, 2019 in The Dock Arts Centre, Carrick-on-Shannon. It was a celebration of Boxty, a food which originates from Leitrim. There was something for all ages to enjoy including art workshops, folklore, music, dance, boxty making and of course boxty tasting.

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Harkin’s Cafe are now serving Afternoon Tea

Is there anything nicer than Afternoon Tea? Those delicate sandwiches, scones warm from the oven and bite sized desserts. Harkin’s Cafe in Dromod have just launched their Afternoon Tea menu. It’s €15 per person and must be booked the day before. You can contact them on (071) 963 8741 or

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The Oarsman win at the Food and Wine Awards

Congratulations to The Oarsman in Carrick on Shannon who won the ‘Pub Food of the Year Award’ at the Food and Wine Ireland awards. Now in its 19th year, the Food and Wine Ireland Awards were held at The Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin on August 25th, 2019. The Oarsman gastropub

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Taste Leitrim Competition

We were delighted to be at Ireland West Aiport last week to showcase the fantastic Taste Leitrim members. The visitors who came to sample the produce were very impressed and we heard lovely comments from people who’d been to eat out in Leitrim. Some of our members gave us fantastic

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