March 5, 2018

Good Food Ireland Event touRRoir Featured in The Irish Times

Delighted to see touRRoir featured in The Irish Times Newspaper and Digital recently:

Food, tourism and culture are to be celebrated in Galway in late April when Good Food Ireland marks the city’s European region of gastronomy designation.

International chefs and key players in all three sectors are due to participate in the second biennial “touRRoir 18” global forum which is to be held at NUI Galway (NUIG) from April 23rd to 24th.

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March 4, 2018

Great to see touRRoir featured on

The Irish Times is partnering with Good Food Ireland for its upcoming touRRoir 2018 event in Galway.

touRRoir18 is a cross sector global forum on food tourism and culture and it comes to Galway for the first time on April 23rd and 24th 2018 in NUI Galway. The event coincides with Galway’s designation as European Region of Gastronomy as so-called City of the Tribes continues to grow its international status in all three sectors of food, tourism and culture as the city and county builds up to Galway European Capital of Culture 2020.

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February 15, 2018

Jean-Michel Petit, founder of, the “social dining platform” that matches travellers online with local hosts for a variety dining experiences, is among the speakers at touRRoir, a forum aimed at the food, tourism and culture sectors which takes place in Croke Park, Dublin, on Tuesday, November 1st.

The event is part of Good Food Ireland’s 10th anniversary activities, and event director Margaret Jeffares, says the aim is to expand it over the next three years, including attracting international delegates.

Authenticity is the theme of the inaugural forum, which Jeffares says “brings together experts from the food, tourism and culture fields to discuss and debate where this quest for authenticity is taking us and how practitioners in the three sectors can harness it for business success”.

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