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But­ter Me Up

Free events take place to­day and to­mor­row in Mitchel­stown Co Cork as part its Old But­ter Roads Food Trail se­ries, de­vel­oped by a net­work of ar­ti­san pro­duc­ers, food out­lets and vis­i­tor at­trac­tions to cel­e­brate the range of foods pro­duced in the Muskerry, Duhal­low and Avondhu ar­eas of Co Cork. Events start at 10am to­day and in­clude a but­ter mak­ing work­shop, a food her­itage ex­hi­bi­tion and a cow milk­ing demon­stra­tion, while a food and wine tast­ing ex­pe­ri­ence takes place to­mor­row at Ballinwillin House at 1.30pm. face­­terRoad


Wo­gan Re­mem­bered

A sculp­ture of the beloved broad­caster Terry Wo­gan will be un­veiled on Lim­er­ick city’s board­walk at Har­vey’s Quay this af­ter­noon at 3pm. The bronze sculp­ture has been made by renowned and award win­ning artist Rory Bres­lin. A pop-up mu­seum will open from 12pm un­til 5pm on the board­walk where fans can bring their mem­o­ra­bilia and share mem­o­ries of Terry.


Just Desserts

First it had a Burger Fes­ti­val, then a Whiskey Fes­ti­val, so it only seem right that Cork should fol­low all those with a Dessert Fes­ti­val. Run­ning from Mon­day to Sun­day July 2, it will show­case the finest con­fec­tions the city has to of­fer. A a num­ber of venues in­clud­ing Elec­tric, Sober Lane and Cafe Velo will pull out all the stops to de­liver tast­ings, work­shops and events to ap­peal to all with a sweet tooth.



Malt and Mu­sic

The first-ever Bal­ly­maloe Malt & Mu­sic Week­end stakes its claim as the coun­try’s weath­er­proof fes­ti­val. Start­ing on Fri­day, all events take place un­der the shel­ter of the Big Shed, the mas­sive farm build­ing that has be­come the beat­ing heart of the many an­nual fes­ti­vals held at Bal­ly­maloe. Per­form­ers in­clude Jerry Fish, Lit­tle Green Cars, DJ Dr Quigley and the Hank Wedel Band. Chil­dren un­der 12 are ad­mit­ted free with an adult and are wel­come un­til 9pm. Tick­ets from €10. www.bal­ly­maloe­fes­ti­


Mu­sic mat­ters

The 2017 West Cork Cham­ber Mu­sic Fes­ti­val, run­ning from Fri­day, June 30, to Satur­day, July 8 in Bantry, has at­tracted a stel­lar line-up in­clud­ing the The Doric Quar­tet from the UK. www.west­cork­mu­

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