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Zack Gallagher

Zack Gallagher  – Chef  – Food Blogger – Socail Media Influencer

Fáilte Ireland Food Ambassador

Irish Food Guide

Zack Gallagher – chef, food blogger, social media influencer and Fáilte Ireland Food Ambassador, is a sharer of other people’s food stories. He works tirelessly towards a goal of enhancing the perception of Irish food.


Zack has food and hospitality in his blood. Growing up, his mother ran a B&B and his childhood was surrounded by food. He learned from his mother and aunts baking and cooking, drying dilisk seaweed on bedsheets and making fish cakes. He started working in a local Donegal Town bakery aged 11.


Having later trained as a chef and cooked everywhere from London to on board fishing boats, Zack started his Irish Food Guide blog in 2008, promoting all that is good in Irish food – food producers, restaurants, events and festivals. From the start he saw it as a food tourism platform, a space to “share other people’s stories and connect everything”.  Zack’s @IrishFoodGuide Twitter account has exceeded 32,000 followers and he has become synonymous with Donegal and Irish food.






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