Plastic Free Feasts

Recent predictions tell us that, by 2050, plastic will outweigh fish in our oceans. This is an incredibly alarming statistic, but what’s more, it’s estimated that over half of the plastic the world consumes is used only once. This means

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FOUR days left to register your Street Feast!

The time to hesitate is through! Street Feast is just around the corner now and, while the cut-off date for Street Feast Packs has come and gone, you still have time to register your Street Feast event. Four days in

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Join the Street Feast Camera Club!

  Are you passionate about community? Not too bad with a camera or enjoy documenting special occasions? Do you want to be part of a national event? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we would love to

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Bringing gastronomy to the communities of Galway

One really exciting partnership we have developed this year is in wonderful Galway, where they are celebrating being awarded the accolade of European Region of Gastronomy this year. They have a really diverse and interesting programme of events all year.

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Barbecue Rubs – Get Up in our Grill

The sun is out, drinks chilling and the beef is marinating. Good work, yeah? Absolutely, but could it be even better? According to barbecue experts, marinating is out and dry rubs are in. While a good marinade may make the

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Your Guide to a Ramadan-Friendly Feast

Food is often a focus of communal and community events, and in many kitchens, it is a time for remembering and reviving culinary traditions. With Street Feast falling on Ramadan this year it’s great to be aware of those in your

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Welcoming New Neighbours

Not long ago, my neighbour lent me a bottle of wine when I was in need. She wasn’t actually home so, with her permission, I let myself into her house to grab it. Although it was only 9am (don’t judge)

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A Sure Hit With Sheer Khurma

As Ramadan falls on Street Feast this year, we take the opportunity to explore some of the yummy traditions of other cultures. This popular dessert is a must for Eid, the official end of Ramadan celebration, and can be served

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The Power of Food

As Street Feast falls on Ramadan this year, we are reminded of the special power food has to bridge gaps, break down barriers and bring people together. Food, and the preparation of it, is something that enables us to come together

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Wicklow, Leading the Way with Play

Having the freedom to step outside your own front door and kick a ball around, skip, or play a game of tag is nothing new. There are still some communities where this happens and that’s brilliant. But in reality, most

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Charm ’em with Chutney

With its sweet, spicy flavour, vibrant colour and succulent chunks of juicy fresh mango, this traditional chutney is just as good as any you’ll find in your local Indian restaurant. It’s the perfect accompaniment to many dishes, from curries and

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Volunteer Photographers Needed – G’wan have a go!

Are you passionate about community? Good with a camera or enjoy documenting special occasions? Want to be part of a national event? Then we would love to hear from you! Street Feast is Ireland’s annual nationwide day of street parties and

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Herb & Feta Picnic Pastries

Looking for answers to your picnic basket this Summer? These herb and feta pastries are a great alternative to sandwiches and will become a fast favourite at your gathering. But don’t let these fancy looking filos fool you, they’re quick

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30 Ways to be More Neighbourly

Neighbours, and our relationships with them, form the foundations for further community building and, in times of crisis, are the connections that hold communities together. Good neighbours can become great friends, and, in some cases, family. So why not be a

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Next Steps..

So you’ve registered your Street Feast event? Great! Now you’ve got some momentum, why not keep going?! Here’s our step-by-step guide on how to get geared up for Street Feast 2018..   Choose a venue A Street Feast can take

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Street Feast is a day of local lunches across Ireland hosted by you and your neighbours. They can be anywhere really - out on the street, in a local park or in your front garden.

There are lots of good reasons to have a Street Feast, but it's really just a great excuse to eat great food, celebrate your local community and meet new people who live near you.