Deadline Extended For Blas na hEireann, National Irish Food Awards

Irish Food Awards 2012
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Irish Food Awards 2012

Kieran Rumley, Love Irish Food, with Avril Allshire, Rosscarbery Recipes, Co. Cork, at the annual Blas na h-Eireann / Dingle Food Festival awards competition in Benners Hotel, Dingle, County Kerry at the weekend. Over 2,000 food products from allover the island of Ireland were entered into the annual irish food awards competition. Picture by Don MacMonagle.

The deadline for entries to this year’s Blas na hÉireann National Irish Food Awards has been extended to this coming Friday 19 July. No more entries will be accepted after this date. Entries will close at midnight on the Friday.

Entry is available via with products costing €45 per entry. The first round of judging takes place in August with 6-8 August pencilled in as delivery dates for products. Producers who have been shortlisted in their respective categories will be notified come September, with the final round of judging and the overall awards ceremony taking place in the first week of October.

If you’re entering this year, best of luck!

Written by Ken McGuire

Writes and talks a lot about food, spending way too much time in the kitchen or behind the lens taking photos. Digital Media Specialist by day, broadcaster by night, living in Kilkenny with Mrs. Any Given Food and two crazy rescue hounds.