Foodie Experiences & Whiskey Tours

Kilbeggan Distillery Experience

The oldest licensed distillery in the world. Take a step back in time and visit the oldest licensed distillery in the world. Established in 1757, triple distilled malt whiskey was produced in Kilbeggan for over two hundred years. Now open as a museum, guided tours follow the process from the grinding of the grain to the casking of the final product. Learn about the lives and the working conditions of the people who worked here. Peer down into the 28ft deep solid oak vats to where the yeast and worts fermented. Look as the 19th century water wheel which drives the restored machinery. Watch as the cooper tightens the hoops of the oak casks. Stroll through the bonded warehouse and let the aroma of maturing whiskey arouse your senses.

Take a guided tour of the distillery with an experienced guide for a unique insight into the history and heritage of Kilbeggan Distillery.

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At the end of the guided tour, you are treated to a complimentary sample of Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey.

Main Street, Kilbeggan, County Westmeath

Tel: +353 (0)57 9332134



Tullamore Dew Visitor Centre

Like their whiskey, the Tullamore Dew Visitor Centre is for those who want a taste of the exceptional. It’s for those who search for hidden depths, embrace discovery and put their faith in the genuine.

You’ll begin with the birth of a brand and end with it in your glass – your very own personal tasting session. See how they use malting to trick the barley into growing, hear the tales of the distillery’s early workers and find out how the angels always get their share. The full tour takes in every step of the artisan craft of whiskey making, each stage a story, told through captivating audio-visual media and the good old Irish charm of the expert guides. The final step in every tour is a complimentary whiskey tasting. Putting your new knowledge to good use, you’ll pick up notes and flavours that previously went unnoticed. Three of the famous blends will be explored, and with the legend unraveled, you can join the team in raising a glass to a whiskey worth waiting for.

Bury Quay, Tullamore, Co. Offaly




Multyfarnham Cookery School

Due to overwhelming demand, this Cookery School has commenced cookery courses in one of Ireland most beautiful villages – Multyfarnham. Located beside the Abbey on scenic and historic grounds – the location befits the quality of chefs and instructors at theMultyfarnhamCookerySchool. Classes are given by professional award winning Chefs and Instructors.

Among the initial services being offered by Multy farnham Cookery School are:

  • Adult Cookery Classes
  • Sugar Flowers and Cake Decoration classes
  • Kids Summer Camps
  • Birthday Party events
  • Hen Party activities
  • Special dietary needs classes
  • Hands-on Bread Making

Visit their website for further details on upcoming courses.

Address: Coole Road, Multyfarnham, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath


Tel: 0876271164 | 044 93 71808


Cloughan Farm & Cookery School

Sit in the cookery school kitchen garden and orchard on a summers day sipping on a glass of one of the homemade fruit cordials, or wrap your hands snugly around a mug of hot chocolate on a dry frosty winter’s morning. Go visit and talk to the hens and listen to the birds singing beautifully in the trees. In the kitchen you’ll be preparing & making delicious brunch, lunch & dinners using much of the hand reared or locally produced meat, poultry and home grown seasonal vegetables. Maybe bake a velvety light sponge cake with eggs collected from then hen house daily. In the summer time pop out to the fruit bushes and handpick redcurrants, raspberries and a few sprigs of mint to decorate a luscious chocolate roulade or a sinful dessert.

Visit their website for further details on upcoming courses.

Address: Abbeyshrule, Co. Longford, N39 XR65


Tel: 0871457741

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