Sample the goodness of local producer Durrus Cheese right along the Wild Atlantic Way!
Stop by Durrus Cheese for a tour of their facilities, then continue west and call into Arundel’s by the Pier! A special lunch menu designed in conjunction with Jeffa Gill of Durrus Cheese awaits you in Ahakista. The menu will feature a range of dishes (priced from €9 – €15) showcasing this delicious local cheese. This event is part of the A Taste of West Cork Food Festival.
More about Durrus Cheese
A need to provide for her family drove Jeffa Gill’s pioneering spirit to start Durrus Cheese in 1979. From her small farm holding in West Cork she began and to capture something of the beauty of the area in her unique hand-crafted cheeses.
Today, more than 37 years later, her cheeses are still made by hand using traditional techniques. Durrus Cheese is set in the beautiful valley of Coomkeen just beyond Durrus village in West Cork. They are a small family business dedicated to producing the highest quality product while staying true to the principles from which they were founded. Sustainability, quality, and enjoyment are what guide them.
More about the festival
A Taste of West Cork Food Festival brings together a unique mix of food markets, demonstrations, competitions, dinners, brunches, and banquets, along with food-tastings, talks, exhibitions, children’s events and more!