Country Living Comes To Dublin
Updated : May 14, 2009
Country living has come to the capital and right into the heart of the city today as the city centres first ever farmers market was set up.
Bank Of Ireland will host the event in the forecourt of its flagship branch at College Green in Dublin 2. In excess of 20 small businesses are selling produce from Ireland and abroad. Highlights will include the first Irish strawberries of the season from Ray Clarke, a farmer from Co. Meath and an organic hog roast on a spit. The event is part of the Bank's inaugural National Enterprise Week taking place this week, during which the Bank has organised over 120 events nationwide to assist Irish SMEs. The overall theme of the week is 'Getting Business Moving'.
Other produce available includes organic fruit and vegetables, organic farmhouse cheeses, Craft Bakery products, cup cakes, organic juices, Japanese sushi, Lebanese falafel, Man of Aran fudge, french crepes, Irish lamb, homemade jams and mustards to name but a few. The market will also feature organic soap, organic seaweed cosmetics and homemade jewellery. On Thursday 14 May, the market will move to the forecourt of the Bank's Head Office on Lower Baggot Street - from 10 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
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