Food & Folksong: A Worldwide Irish Legacy

Client: An Gaeláras (Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin)
Project: Derry International Irish Music Festival
Location: An Croí, Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin
Roles: Artistic programming; event management; production; musical direction.

Event Details:
Award-winning chef Emmett McCourt presents a taster menu of Irish dishes, which like our folk songs, have travelled with our ancestors across the world. The evening will include specially chosen musical performances ‘in the round’ by esteemed folk singers The Henry GirlsMary DillonKathleen Mac InnesAlan BurkeDaoirí Farrell and Kate Crossan; interspersed with themed gourmet canapés. The evening will be hosted by BBC Radio Ulster’s Brian Mullen.

Emmett McCourt’s book Feast or Famine: A Cultural Food Journey Through the North West of Ireland won the Gourmand World Award for Best Culinary Travel Book in 2015

Supported by local suppliers: Broighter Gold, William Grant & Co., Donnybrewer Butter, and Northbound Brewery.