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Cliffs of Moher and Clare Retail Expo to highlight local artisan food and crafts
The Falls Hotel in Ennistymon will host ‘The Burren Extravaganza’
 Wed 1st February 2023

Pictured: Patricia Farrell of Wilde Irish Chocolates (Tuamgraney); Paul O’Dwyer of Irish Slate Craft (Lahinch); Raquel Walsh of Creative Clay (Sixmilebridge); Bobby Kerr, Chair of the Board of Cliffs of Moher; Geraldine Enright, Director of Cliffs of Moher Experience; and Leonard Cleary, Director of Rural Development, Clare County Council. Photograph by Eamon Ward.

The best of Clare’s artisan food and crafts will enjoy a unique shop window next month at the inaugural Cliffs of Moher and Clare Retail Expo. Clare food and artisan suppliers will come together with consumers and retail buyers for the event which takes place over two days on February 19th and 20th.

The Expo opens at Cliffs of Moher Experience on Sunday February 19th with a business-to-consumer event from 10am to 4pm during which local Clare artists, producers and craftspeople will exhibit their products at Ireland’s most visited natural attraction.

Amongst the suppliers in attendance will be McConnell Woollen Mills (Killaloe), Airmid Soap (Kilfenora), Anchor Crafts (Kilrush), Western Herd Brewery (Kilmaley), Creative Clay (Sixmilebridge), Brideog Trad, SIAR Photography and Wix and Wax (Ennis), JJ Corry Whiskey (Cooraclare), Clare Jam (Doolin), Bunratty Mead (Bunratty), Quin Art (Quin), Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Burren Smokehouse (Lisdoonvarna), Irish Slate Craft (Lahinch), Cratloe Hills Sheep's Cheese (Cratloe), Rowena Sheen Jewellery (Ennistymon), Wilde Irish Chocolates, Palm Free Soap and McKernan Woollen Mills, (Tuamgraney), Wild Irish Seaweed (Quilty) and Ballymorris Pottery (Cratloe).

The Falls Hotel in Ennistymon is the venue for The Burren Extravaganza, which includes a North Clare food producers’ showcase and a three-course dinner (ticketed), hosted in partnership with the Burren Ecotourism Network, on Sunday evening from 5pm.

Clare and Cliffs of Moher Expo 2023


Buyers will have a chance to “Meet the Maker” and touch, taste and see some of the award-winning and internationally renowned products from the Burren, including cheeses, whiskey, salmon, oysters, jams, chutney, breads and beef to name but a few.

Participating suppliers include Burren Smokehouse (Lisdoonvarna), Burren Premium Beef (Boston), Clare Jam Company (Doolin), Wild Kitchen Salts (Lahinch), Moher Cottage (Liscannor), Aillwee Cave, Burren Distillers, Hazelwood Bakery, Burren Fine Wine & Food (Ballyvaughan), St Tola Goats Cheese (Inagh), and Flaggy Shore Oysters (New Quay).

On Monday February 20th from 10am to 1pm, Cliffs of Moher Experience will host a business-to-business retail buyers’ event at which Clare artists, producers and craftspeople will present their products and network with national and regional buyers.

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