Ballymaloe Foods Summer Schedule

With the summer well and truly upon us, our team have packed up the jeep and are busy jumping from show to show. We will be at Sheridans Irish Food Festival on May 28th, Bloom in the Park on 1-5th June and Taste Of Dublin from 15-18th June. If you are coming to any of these festivals, be sure to call by the Ballymaloe Foods stand to say Hello and of course to try a few samples!

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Sheridan’s Cheesemongers Irish Food Festival May 28th

This one day food festival takes place in Sheridan’s Cheesemongers, Virginia Road, Co.Meath. A real classic country food festival, it boasts a wide array of delicious Irish produce. With a strong emphasis on local produce, you can eat and drink your way around the stalls and soak up the charming atmosphere. For more information, please click here.

Date and Time: Sunday 28th May 2017 10:00-18:00

Ticket price: €0

Parking: €5

For more information on Sheridans Irish Food Fair please click here

Bloom in the Park

This 5 day event has become somewhat of an institution! With a massive selection of producers, flowers and of course the amazing gardens that are on display, it is anunmissable event. Ballymaloe Foods will be back in our usual spot inside the Love Irish Food Marquee at Stand 13.


Date and Time: 1-5th June 2017 09:00-18:00

Ticket price:

Ticket Type Adult Concession Child Under 16
Weekday €22.50 €18.50 Free
Weekend €22.50 €19.50 Free
2 Day €39 €33 Free
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Parking: €5

There will be two car parks servicing Bloom visitors; Red Car Park A and Green Car Park B. Please follow the directional signage throughout the park

Walking to Bloom

Chesterfield Avenue is the Pedestrian Entrance to Bloom. Please note that it takes approx. 20 minutes to walk from either Parkgate Street or Castleknock Gate to the Bloom event.


Cycling to Bloom

For those planning to cycle to Bloom there will be areas to park and lock their bicycles.


Shuttle Bus

There will be a courtesy shuttle bus running from Park Gate Street to Bloom and back throughout the day. The bus starts at 8.30am and will run at frequent intervals until 7pm. The Red Line Luas runs from Connolly Station and Lower Abbey Street in the city centre directly to Heuston Station.


For more information on Bloom or to buy tickets, please click here.


Taste Of Dublin


Our final big show of June is Taste of Dublin which is now celebrating its 10th year. From June 15th-18th the Iveagh Gardens in the centre of Dublin are transformed into a Mecca of fine food and drink.  The 3 day festival is split into an afternoon and evening session with the early session taking place from 12:00-16:00 and the evening session rolling on from 17:30-22:30, think of it like a restaurant lunch and dinner service! Remember, you will need ‘Florin’ to purchase food and drink at the show; this will be available to buy at the entrance and also throughout the show. Come visit the Ballymaloe Foods stand, number 61.

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Date and Time: Thursday 15th-Sunday 18th June 12:00-16:00/17:30-22:30

Ticket Price:

Day Session Ticket Type Price
Thur/Fri 12-16:00 Adult €20
Fri/Sat 17:30-10:30 Adult €28
Any Any Child 10-16yr €14
Sat/Sun 12-16:00 Family 2 Adult 2 Kids €35
Thur/Fri  Fri/Sat 12-16:00   17:30-10:30 VIP €64.50
All other sessions All other sessions VIP €58.50
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How to get there:


  • Closest Luas stop: Harcourt Street
  • Parking: Q Park St. Stephens Green €3.60/hour

For more information on Taste of Dublin or to buy tickets online, please click here.