Foods Produced in West Cork

Inish Beg and Slow Food Ireland

In sponsoring the Slow Food Ireland guide The Inish Beg Estate introduces the reader to a unique experience in quality and satisfaction.Inish Beg embodies the essence of the Slow Food movement in Ireland by providing a holistic, tranquil setting in one of the most beautiful locations in the Country.A shared ethos of quality of life, good food and rewarding experiences make Inish Beg and the Slow Food movement natural partners.A top Irish export, there are many local producers of food, many using traditional and organic methods. These foods are available in local shops, country & farmers markets and direct from the farm. Most famous are the fish products and farmhouse cheeses, all produced by traditional methods, mostly by hand, with a taste and quality assurance found no where else. Also fresh seafood can be purchased ‚Äújust off the dock‚ÄĚ, a real treat for your holiday.

Country & Farmers Markets West Cork Ireland


  • Ballydehob 10:30am-noon
  • Bantry 11am-1pm
  • Skibbereen, Abbeystrewery Hall, noon-2:30pm


  • Rosscarbery
  • Skibbereen, Fair Field, 11am-3pm


  • Schull

Food Produced in West Cork Ireland


  • Woodcock Smokery, Sally Barne‚Äôs smoked salmon, tuna, chicken, etc. ‚Äď available at some shops and country markets




  • Gubbeen Farmhouse Products, Ltd
  • West Cork Natural Cheese


  • West Cork Herb Farm, garden tours & shop

Union Hall

  • Union Hall Fisherman‚Äôs Co-op, fresh off the boats

Specialist Food Shops West Cork Ireland


  • Field‚Äôs Great Food Emporium
  • Yin Yang, health & organic foods