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The Limerick Food Experience returns for the Cappamore Show 2018

Cappamore Show 2018 Launch, Peoples, Park. Pictured are, Tom Flavin, Executive Chef Strand Hotel, Sarah Howell, 11 and Jane Keating, 11. Picture: Alan Place 

Lots to sample as The Limerick Food Experience returns for the Cappamore Show 2018 this 18 August

Limerick City and County Council along with the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Limerick are pleased to announce their sponsorship once again of Limerick Food Experience at the Cappamore Show 2018.

The Cappamore Show 2018 is now in its 64th year takes place on Saturday 18 August and promises to be a great day out for those attending from near and far.


With an annual attendance of more than 6,000 visitors, over 60 trade stalls, showjumping, cattle and horse competitions, cookery craft and art competitions and numerous sideshows, there is something for all the family at Cappamore Show, and now to sample and taste!!

The Limerick Food Experience marquee will showcase the best quality food and drink that Limerick has to offer with over 15 food producers already registered.

In addition, there will be two cookery demos, one from Tom Flavin, Executive Chef, Limerick Strand Hotel and the second from celebrity chef Edward Hayden.

Commenting on the sponsorship of the Limerick Food Experience at Cappamore Show, Eamon Ryan, Head of Enterprise LEO Limerick said: LEO Limerick is delighted to sponsor the Limerick Food Experience at Cappamore Show again this year. The food and drink being produced here in Limerick is to an incredibly high standard and LEO Limerick along with Limerick City and County Council are delighted to work with the Cappamore Show committee to provide a platform for these producers to showcase their products and also to further promote Limerick’s excellent food produce.”

“Our participation in Cappamore Show is also a pivotal aspect of the Limerick Food Strategy which was published in 2016 – one of the key recommendations of which was to run a food showcase event.”

Cllr Noel Gleeson, Vice President of the Cappamore Show 2018 Committee said: “We are delighted to have the Local Enterprise Office and Limerick City and County Council on board to help us support and promote Limerick’s great food and drink produce.”

“Limerick has always been synonymous with great food. It is an excellent addition to the Cappamore Show to have this food showcase and one which we know will delight visitors to the show.”

For more information or to book one of the last few remaining spaces in the Limerick Food Experience marquee please contact Trish O’Sullivan on 087 1142048.


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