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Walking Cork’s Food Culture: Past and Present

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This event is currently Sold Out.
Saturday 17 September, 10:30am – 2:00pm

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For a period in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, Cork was known as ‘The Slaughter House of Ireland’ due to its role in supplying salted beef to the provisioning industry. Discover how the production of salted beef and butter shaped a lot of the character of the city and join food and culinary historian Regina Sexton for a walking tour of this fascinating and sometimes bloody history. Suitable for adults.

Please note this is an active walking tour over several hours. Tour starts on the ground floor of Crawford Art Gallery and ends at the Old English Market

Emmett Place, Cork, Ireland
T12 TNE6
Tel: 021 480 5042

Opening Hours
N.B. Last entry is 15 minutes before closing

Monday–Saturday 10.00am–5.00pm*
Thursday until 8.00pm

Sundays and Bank Holidays
11.00 am4.00pm

*Second floor closes 15 minutes before closing
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