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Festival of Oysters...Carlingford Lough

28th July 2012
Festival of Oysters...Carlingford Lough

#OYSTER FESTIVAL – The narrow medieval streets of Carlingford, Co. Louth will again be host to the annual Carlingford Oyster Festival, where an action packed festival runs for four days between 9-12th August.

The festival includes the oyster pearl hunt, a sailing regatta, the world crab fishing contest, street entertainment, an oyster tent, food stalls and artisan craft markets and the famous Carlingford seafood chowder.

Also the opportunity to go back in time on a guided Medieval Tour of Carlingford, where children can enjoy a treasure hunt on the shore of the scenic lough and exploring the shorelife and hidden treasures. The festival also has a magic show, face-painting, teddy bear's picnic, crab fishing, kayaking and cookery demonstrations will also keep them occupied.

Last but not least is the Morgan's Ocean Fresh Carlingford Oyster Pearl Competition held for ladies for more information visit www.carlingford.ie and also by clicking HERE.

Published in Maritime Festivals
Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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