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Event Listing - Farmhouse Cheese & Craft Beer Weekend 2012

The Farmhouse Cheese and Craft Beer Weekend takes places this October bank holiday weekend with a range of events taking place nationwide from Thursday 25th until Monday 29th. The Farmhouse Cheese and Craft Beer Weekend is in an effort to highlight that craft beer (not just wine!) is an excellent accompaniment to cheese. Through the events, Bord Bia aims to raise awareness of the breadth of Irish farmhouse cheeses and craft beers amongst consumers.

Competition Time! For a chance to win a hamper filled with farmhouse cheese and craft beer, simply answer the following question;

On which weekend will Bord Bia celebrate Irish Farmhouse Cheese and Craft Beer?

  • A. May Bank Holiday Weekend
  • B. October Bank Holiday Weekend
  • C. June Bank Holiday Weekend

Email your answer along with your name, address and telephone number to cheeseandbeer@bordbia.ie by midnight on Wednesday, 24th October 2012.

One winner will be chosen at random. Good luck! 

Irish Craft Beer/Cider and Farmhouse Cheese - Pairing Notes 

Type of Event Event Name Event Organiser Location Date & Time County
Tasting Burren Halloween Craft Beer & Cheese Fest The Burren Brewery The Roadside Tavern, Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th at 4pm CLARE
Tasting Urru Irish Farmhouse Cheese & Local Beers & Cider Weekend URRU Urru Bandon & Matsons Bandon, Co Cork Sampling on Fri & Sat afternoons. Special taster plate with complimentary beer/cider all weekend CORK
Tasting Farmhouse Cheese & Craft Beer Pat Shortts Bar Pat Shortts Bar, Main Street, Castlemartyr, Cork Thursday 25th October at 7pm CORK
Tasting & Cheese Making Demo Midleton Farmer’s Market Craft Beer & Cheese Festival Midleton Farmer's Market Midleton, Co Cork Saturday 27th October at 9.30am CORK
Tasting Sage Craft Beer & Farmhouse Cheese Friday Sage Restaurant No 8 Main St, Midleton, Co Cork Saturday 27th October, 12 noon - 4pm CORK
Tasting Bull and Castle Beer and Cheese Celebration Bull and Castle Christchurch 5-7 Lord Edward Street, Dublin 8 October Bank Holiday Weekend DUBLIN 8
Tasting L. Mulligan. Grocer Beer, Whiskey & Cheese Tasting L. Mulligan Grocer 18 Stoneybatter, Dublin 7 Saturday 27th October at 3pm DUBLIN 7
Tasting Craft Beer & Cheese Tasting The Cellar @ Fallon & Byrne 11 -17 Exchequer Street, Dublin 2 Saturday 27th October DUBLIN 2
Tasting W. J. Kavanagh’s Cask & Draught Craft Beer and Irish Farmhouse Cheese Tasting W. J. Kavanagh's 4-5 Lower Dorset Street, Dublin 1 Saturday 27th October at 6pm DUBLIN 1
Tasting Farmhouse Cheese & Craft Beer Tasting Cooleeney Farm & Probus Wines 26 Fenian Street, Dublin 2 Friday 26th & Saturday 27th, 12-6pm DUBLIN 2
Tasting Palace Bar Craft Beer & Cheese Festival Palace Bar Palace Bar, Fleet Street, Dublin 2 Thursday 25th to Monday 29th October DUBLIN 2
Tasting McHugh's Off Licence Irish Beer & Cheese Weekend McHugh's Off Licence McHugh's Off Licence, 57 Kilbarrack Road, Dublin 5 Friday 26th & Saturday 27th, 5pm - 10pm DUBLIN 5
Tasting Martins Off Licence Irish Craft Beer & Farmhouse Cheese Tasting Martins Off Licence Martins Off Licence, Fairview, Dublin 3 Thursday 25th - Monday 29th, 12 noon to 10pm DUBLIN 3
Tasting My Chef At Home @ Athy Halloween Street Feast My Chef At Home Emily Sq., Athy, Co Kildare Sunday 28th October, 12-4pm KILDARE
Tasting Country Choice Farmhouse Cheese and Craft Beer Event Country Choice-Peter Ward and Smyth’s Bar Smyth’s Bar Limerick & Country Choice in Limerick Milk Market Fri 26 (Smyth's Bar), Sat 27 & Sun 28 Oct (Milk Market) LIMERICK
Tasting Farmhouse Cheese & Craft Beer Weekend At Sheridan’s Sheridan's Cheesemongers Virginia Road Station Shop, Kells, Co. Meath Saturday October 27th, 10am to 3pm MEATH
Tasting Country Choice Farmhouse Cheese and Craft Beer Event Country Choice-Peter Ward & Una Powells-James Kelly Una Powell’s in Nenagh and Country Choice in Nenagh Thursday 25th at Una Powells; Fri 26th & 27th at Country Choice TIPPERARY
Tasting Ploughman's Lunch White Gypsy Brewery Finn's Pub Borrisoleigh, Co Tipperary Saturday 27th October at 8.30pm TIPPERARY
Tasting O’Connell’s Centra Farmhouse Cheese & Craft Beer Weekend Cooleeney Farm & O'Connell's Centra O’Connell’s Centra, Church Street, Templemore, Co. Tipperary Friday 26th & Saturday 27th, 10.30am to 5pm TIPPERARY
Cookery Demo & Tasting Cooking with Beer & Cheese Cloughjordan House Cookery School Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary Saturday 27th October, 6.30pm TIPPERARY
Tasty Table Quiz An Interactive Tasty Table Quiz…. On BEER and CHEESE Waterford Festival of Food & Dungarvan Brewing Company The Moorings, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford Thursday 25th October at 8.00pm WATERFORD
Tasting Farmhouse Cheese & Craft Beer Tasting Ardkeen Quality Food Store Ardkeen Quality Food Stre, Co. Waterford TBC WATERFORD
Tasting Maguire’s of Athlone Celebration of Irish Farmhouse Cheese & Irish Craft Beers Night Maguire's of Athlone Maguire’s, 10 Connaught Street, Athlone, Co. Westmeath Thursday 25th October 2012 at 8:30pm WESTMEATH
Tasting Holland's Craft Irish Beer, Cider & Cheese Tasting Holland's Bar & Off Licence Main Street, Bray, Co Wicklow Thursday 25th October to Monday 29th October WICKLOW
Event Listing - Farmhouse Cheese & Craft Beer Weekend