A Taste of Donegal
Food Festival
Discover, Dine & Delight
Donegal Town


2019 Celebrity Chefs

Neven Maguire

Ambassador for The Association Of Home Economics Teachers in Ireland

Kevin Dundon

Dunbrody Country House Hotel & Restaurant

Gary O'Hanlon

Culinary/Chef Consultant to BaxterStorey Ireland

Brian MCDermott

Ulster Food Hero

Catherine Fulvio

Ballyknocken House & Cookery School

Edward Hayden

TV3’S Ireland AM

Comedy Cookery Theatre

  • Sunday 25th August 2019

Joe Shannon

TV3’s Ireland AM

  • Sunday 25th August 2019

Máire Dufficy

Bord Bia’s Regional Food Advisor

Anthony Armstrong

The Nesbitt Arms Hotel Ardara

Martin Anderson

” Fat Chef Slim”

Zack Gallagher

Irish Food Tours & Food Tourism

Comedy Cookery Theatre

  • Sunday 25th August 2019

Frank Forde

Frank & Joe's Comedy Cookshow

Oliver Dunne

Michelin Star Chef, Radio - TV Broadcaster

Andrew & Richard McKee

Lough Eske Castle

Pauline Sugrue

Wild Garlic Table

Chris Molloy

The Lemon Tree

Paul Brady

Head Chef at Castle Grove Country House Hotel


Our Three Day Event Programme



Places to Stay

Places to Eat

Local Restaurants & Cafes

Car Parking

Where to Park

Local Amenities

Places of Interest


11th Anniversary


Chefs & Experts







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