Seafood Extravaganza | Get Hooked in Killybegs this Saturday!

Hooked! Killybegs returns this weekend for its third year of celebrating seafood, traditional seafaring and maritime heritage of this premiere Donegal fishing port.

Hooked Killybegs Seafood festival 2017

Killybegs Harbour One of Ireland’s premiere fishing ports

The festival will take place this Saturday 2nd September at the LYIT School of Tourism and features a number of stalls, exhibitions and demonstrations showcasing the best of local seafood.

The festival will be even bigger this week with the new addition of a dedicated Seafood village. Inside there will be plenty of opportunities to sample some of the best seafood. There will be a number of exciting cooking competitions as top chefs square off to claim the title. And you can learn a few expert tips on how to cook up amazing seafood feasts at home at a number of cooking demos.



Throughout the day there will also be lots of entertainment, face-painting, live music, a magic show, kids cinema and so much more.

Eimear McGuinness, chair of Killybegs Community Council: “This year’s Hooked will be considerably larger and more varied than previous years and we are looking forward to an even bigger number of visitors to enjoy the products and learn about Killybegs’s magnificent seafood.”

It’s sure to be an excellent day so make sure you get Hooked on seafood this weekend in Killybegs!

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