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16 October 2018
Only One Week to go until Food On The Edge 2018
With only one week to go until the award-winning two-day global food symposium, Food On The Edge 2018, the anticipation is building for the gathering of world-class international chefs, food leaders and experts in Galway, Ireland, on 22 and 23 of October. The two-day programme will feature 15-minute talks, panel discussions and masterclasses involving more than 60 international and Irish participants who will take to the stage in the Bailey Allen Hall at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) to share their food stories and start important conversations – which is the theme of this year’s symposium – around the challenges and opportunities within the industry. To learn more, follow the link above.
The Race is on to Register for the Cycle4haiti Grand Finale
The entrepreneurs behind Cycle4haiti, the annual charity cycle in aid of Haven, are asking members of the Irish public to get behind the handlebars for one final fundraising push. Backed by One4all Bikes4work and set to be the biggest one yet, Cycle4Haiti is entering its 10th and final year in 2019. Registrations for individuals, groups and businesses are now open at www.Cycle4haiti.com. The Cycle4haiti Grand Finale will commence on Saturday 25 May 2019.
Ha’penny Bridge inspires new handcrafted small-batch spirits range
The craze for a new generation of bespoke Irish spirits continues, this time agains the backdrop of Dublin’s iconic Ha’penny Bridge. The Pearse Lyons Distillery last night launched the Ha’penny Spirits range of handcrafted, small batch distilled spirits at an event in the Gin Palace, next to the Ha’penny Bridge itself. The range, inspired by the iconic Dublin bridg, which is recognised throughout the world as a symbol of Dublin’s unique charisma as a capital city.
SuperValu Launches New Healthy Kids Cooking Primary Schools Programme
SuperValu has kicked off a new initiative promoting healthy eating among school children. The initiative is being headed up by high-profile advocates of a healthy lifestyle including Steven and David Flynn, better known as the Happy Pear twins; mental health advocate Niall Breslin and broadcaster Dr. Ciara Kelly.