Taste South Dublin flavours this Sunday in Rathfarnham

by Padraig Conlon
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Rathfarnham Castle is the place to be on Sunday for all local foodies when The Flavours of South Dublin Festival returns.

This unique food festival will showcase the very best cuisine from the locality and aims to highlight the diversity and vibrancy of the food culture in the county.

Now in its third year, the festival takes place from 11 am to 6 pm on Sunday (23rd) on the grounds of Rathfarnham Castle which dates back to Elizabethan times.

It is free to attend and guarantees to be a great day out for the whole family with entertainment for all ages including live music and dance, demo kitchen, Agri-Aware’s Mobile Farm, face painting, balloon modelling and free guided tours of the Castle.

As well as all this David Gillick will be cooking live, showcasing some healthy and easy recipes from his cookbooks for both individuals and families.

After retiring from a hugely successful athletics career, which included winning Ireland’s first sprint gold medal in 76 years, David has found some hidden talents and interests.

Having won the inaugural Irish Celebrity MasterChef on RTE in 2013 by captivating the judges with some amazing culinary skills, David has gone on to follow his passions of fitness, food and promoting a healthy lifestyle.

He has written two bestselling books, “David Gillick’s Kitchen” and just recently “Back on Track”.

Currently David is an active food writer & author, regular media contributor, speaker and health advocate.

Visitors to the area and Rathfarnham locals alike are encouraged to come along and try some of the dishes on offer.

he festival will feature flavours from around the world, from traditional Irish fare, to Asian dishes, with something to suit all tastes.

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