Butter Roads puts the focus on food and tourism

Some of those involved in last weekend's Old Butter Roads Food Festival in O'Mahony's Gastro Pub, Watergrasshill - Joanne McEldowney (left) and Tracey Kelly (right - Thatch & Thyme Restaurant, Kildorrery) along with Lenka Forrest (The Old Blarney Post Office Cafe). (Pic: John Ahern)

The focus at last weekend’s third annual Old Butter Roads Food Festival was on locally sourced food and drink and how this produce can play a role in attracting tourists to the area. 

The event was hosted by Victor O Murchu and his staff at O’Mahony’s Gastro Pub in Watergrasshill.

It’s been an eventful few weeks for everyone at O’Mahony’s, following their big win at the Restaurant Association of Ireland awards, where the establishment was crowned ‘Best Gastro Pub in Munster’. 

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