When you hear the name JP McMahon, a vast array of titles spring to mind. Chef, author, restaurateur, food educator, father, husband, son, all around sound man – the list is endless. Having opened three of Galway’s finest eateries with his wife Drigín Gaffey – Cava Bodega, Tartare Café + Wine Bar and the Michelin star Aniar – as well as being the brains behind the hugely successful Food On The Edge, among a multitude of other endeavours and achievements, JP McMahon is nothing if not a visionary.
Galway Bay Brewery have collaborated with Matt Orlando and Tiago Falcone of Broaden and Build, sister brewery to Copenhagen’s Amass Restaurant, and JP McMahon to develop a special beer exclusive to Food On The Edge 2019.
Macnas will bring their epic storytelling to the streets of Galway on Sunday 27th October, with their acclaimed annual Halloween Parade. The parade is the largest free Halloween event, with over 70,000 people coming out in force every year to line the cities streets for one of the highlights of Ireland’s cultural calendar.
The time is 1916. A young man arrives to the hills of County Clare by night time. He is on his own, looking for refuge after he had taken part in the Eastern Rising in Dublin. After some time trying to find his way on the mountain side, two strange figures emerge from the dark, and offer him guidance.
There are few things in this life that fill you with such a feeling of opulence as a spot of afternoon tea… it really is luxury at its finest. Sandwich squares, jam-laden scones and sweet treats galore, afternoon tea is the ideal way to spend a hen night, a special occasion or a fancy afternoon with your nearest and dearest. Throw in a glass of prosecco and you’re in paradise!
On Wednesday 23rd, Facebook invites people in Galway to come along to the Facebook Café at Espresso 44 on William Street for a complimentary tea or coffee, and a privacy checkup of their Facebook profile.
The 23rd Baboró International Arts Festival for Children starts today, Monday October 14, in Galway and will see children, families and schools enjoy over 50 events throughout the city and county until next Sunday 20 October.