Ireland is famous for its food and food festivals are therefore a part of Ireland's cultural landscape.
Water food festival is one that is held in mid April and celebrates food , family and fun. Also held in April is the Prawn Festival of Dublin that has prawn shelling competitions and wine tasting sessions.
The Roscommon Lamb Festival held in May celebrates food, agriculture and local produce. Taste of Dublin is a very popular festival that brings together chefs and foodies from world over. Kilmore Seafood festival is known for its elaborate spread of exquisite sea food.
Some oyster festivals are held in various towns of Ireland during September. There are also other festivals that include Oktoberfest, Irish coffee fest, Belfast food weekend and wine tasting festivals.