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(Includes Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland)

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2016 IRELAND: January to March 2016
Festivals, Fairs, Exhibitions, Expos
(see also: 2015 - 2014 - 2012)

January 20-21, 2016  Q8 Oils Spring Farm Machinery Show
Millstreet, Cork, Ireland
The event will showcase all leading tractor, agricultural & construction machinery manufacturers and will feature a number of new launches from across the agricultural & construction spectrum together with a wide range of agricultural and general sundry items.


January 26-28, 2016  Q8 Oils Spring Farm Machinery Show
Fintona, Tyrone, Northern Ireland
The largest Q8 Oils Spring Farm Machinery Show ever. With an excellent array of Tractors, Machinery, equipment and associated agricultural products from all areas of the industry on show.  An excellent range of machinery and products on display providing a one-stop shop for the farmer and agricultural contractor alike. The show has had another major expansion and will be bigger and better than ever as every area of Ecclesville Centre will be filled to capacity with an amazing range of pristine farm machinery and products from across the agricultural spectrum.

February 3-4, 2016  Q8 Oils Cavan Farm Machinery Show
Cavan, Ireland
This event attracts over 10,000 farmers and contractors from across Ireland  to view the latest machinery and innovations within the industry. This year it promises to be bigger and better than ever with every area of the prestigious cavan equestrian centre being filled to capacity.

February 16-17, 2016  Food & Bev Live 2016
Dublin, Ireland
An exciting one day trade event for the foodservice and hospitality industry. Five national skills competitions including National Barista Championships; The National Cocktail Championships, The Euro-toques Live Stage, and the popular Champions Gala Dinner to wrap up an exciting days activity.

February 17-18, 2016
Q8 Oils Spring Farm and Construction Machinery Show
Eikon Exhibition Centre, Lisburn, Northern Ireland
The event will showcase all leading tractor, agricultural & construction machinery manufacturers and will feature a number of new launches from across the agricultural & construction spectrum together with a wide range of agricultural and general sundry items.

February 22-28, 2016  Dine in Dublin 2016
Dublin, Ireland
Dublin’s food festival brings a feast of cultural delights to the city once again for a fantastic 10th season. Top restaurants throughout Dublin city centre get involved with giveaways, special events and of course, great value offers on meals in a wide range of the city’s best eateries.  Throughout the week, Dublin city centre’s electric atmosphere will be highlighted and with a broad selection of well-known chefs and restaurants on board, Dine in Dublin showcases the best the city has to offer.


March 8-10, 2016
IFEX Int’l Food, Drink, Retail & Hospitality Exhibition
Belfast, Northern Ireland
IFEX is Ireland’s PREMIER showcase of the latest food & drink products, catering equipment, interiors, technology and services to the food, retail and hospitality industries. 5,300+ key buyers from NI and beyond attended IFEX - the must-attend event for those in the foodservice, retail and hospitality sectors.

March 16-19, 2016  Irish Beer and Whiskey Fest
Dublin, Ireland
The Irish Beer and Whiskey Festival is Dublin's premier event offering visitors the best of Irish craft beer, live music, artisan food, brewer talks, masterclasses and so much more!   Come and celebrate St Patrick's Week 2015 with over 15,000 friends at the Irish Beer and Whiskey Festival in the RDS, Dublin 3. Enjoy Ireland's favourite craft beer, artisan food and local music.

March 17, 2016  Guinness Storehouse St. Patrick's Festival
Dublin, Ireland
Join us at Ireland's number one visitor attraction for live music, food tasting, and much more. On St. Patrick's Day we'll have complimentary tastings of Guinness infused food topped off with plenty of good 'craic' for you to enjoy throughout the entire festival. Also savour tastings of the different Guinness variants--Original, Extra Stout & Black Lager.

March 18-19, 2016  Dublin Bay Prawn Festival
Howth, Fingal, Ireland
Cooking demos, Festival menus, street entertainment, music and fireworks.  These are just a few of the fun events lined up for this year’s Festival.  Whatever way you like your prawns – barbecued, whole, shelled, fried, skewered, marinated, sauced – Howth’s many award winning restaurants will serve your favourite prawn dishes in bite sized portions at the food village of this year’s Dublin Bay Prawn Festival, in addition to a variety of other minature dishes.

March 19-20, 2016  LegenDerry Food Festival
Legenderry, Northern Ireland
A two-day programme of entertainment, excitement, and fantastic local food. Taking place in two main locations – the Guildhall Square in the Festival Marquee and the stunning refurbished Guildhall – you can be sure to find something for everyone at this event.  The selection of artisan foodstuffs is delightful, and you’re sure to find great bargains if you explore the stalls. There is a host of activities for all the family, including live music performances from several local bands, cookery talks and masterclasses, kids craft activities, badge making, face painting, cupcake decorating and balloon modelling.

March 24-28, 2016  Galway Food Festival
Galway, Ireland
Taking place during Easter weekend, the festival will include  restaurant trails; food trails; cooking demonstrations and baking demonstrations; food tours to local artisan producers; foraging trips; food talks and debates; wine and beer tastings; food related crafts; lots of local produce; kids activities and family fun.

March 25, 2016  Northern Ireland Farm Toy & Model Show
Portrush, Antrim, Northern Ireland
The organisers warmly welcome you to this unique event, held at the Magherabuoy House Hotel in Portrush.


 2017 IRELAND: January to March 2017
Festivals, Fairs, Exhibitions, Expos

February 21-23, 2017  Catex 2017 - Dublin, Ireland
Ireland’s largest and most influential foodservice event.  The No.1 Event for Ireland’s Foodservice Industry.


2015 IRELAND: January to March 2015
Festivals, Fairs, Exhibitions, Expos

waiting for new dates

February 17-19, 2015  Irish Barista Championships 2015
Dublin, Ireland
Ireland's best baristas will compete in the categories Barista, Latte Art, and Cup Tasting.


2012 IRELAND: January to March 2012
Festivals, Fairs, Exhibitions, Expos

waiting for new dates

February 7-8, 2012  Irish Farm Expo - Dublin, Ireland
The event will encompass every aspect of agriculture all in one central venue--tractors, machinery demonstrations, landscaping & nurseries, bio fuels, country living, farmers market and more.

March 6, 2012  Northern Ireland Beef Expo
Dungannon, Tyrone, Northern Ireland
The event will include an extensive trade stand area, beef breed exhibits, educational and advisory exhibits, competitions, and a comprehensive seminar programme.



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