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Cliffs of Moher and Clare Retail Exposition February 19th and 20th

Supported by Clare County Council & Local Enterprise Office Clare
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The best of Clare’s artisan food and crafts will enjoy a unique shop window at the inaugural Cliffs of Moher and Clare Retail Expo.

Clare food and artisan suppliers will come together with consumers and retail buyers for the event which takes place over two days on February 19th and 20th.

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The Expo opens at Cliffs of Moher Experience on Sunday, February 19th with a business-to-consumer event from 10am to 4pm during which local Clare artists, producers and craftspeople will exhibit their products at Ireland’s most visited natural attraction.

The Falls Hotel in Ennistymon is the venue for The Burren Extravaganza, which includes a North Clare food producers’ showcase and a three-course dinner (ticketed), hosted in partnership with the Burren Ecotourism Network, on Sunday evening from 5pm.

 

On Monday February 20th from 10am to 1pm, Cliffs of Moher Experience will host a business-to-business retail buyers’ event at which Clare artists, producers and craftspeople will present their products and network with national and regional buyers.

This 2-day event is supported by the Clare Local Enterprise Office, Clare County Council and the Burren & Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark, the two-day event is the biggest showcase of its kind to be held in County Clare in recent years.

 

Exhibiting at the Cliffs of Moher Experience: Sunday, 19 February and Monday, 20 February 2023

Natural Handmade Soap, Skincare and Candles.

Handcrafted Irish Ceramics, all handmade & hand-painted in Co. Clare.

Handmade traditional crosses, woven from rushes harvested in Co. Clare.

Wide range of handmade jams, marmalade, jelly, mustard or chutney all of which are artisan, handmade produce.

Will be exhibiting at the O’Briens Tower. Modern whiskey bonders – explorers, curators and creators of unique and sublime expressions of flavour.

Specialise in luxury soy-based candles and wax melts. Hand-pour products in Co. Clare.

Producer of Bunratty mead and Bunratty Potcheen & Bunratty whiskey.

SIAR meaning “West” or Westward”, is a range of contemporary photographic prints & products of Ireland, founded in 2019 by husband and wife team, Gary and Aoife.

Helen Lowes paintings capture the solidarity of the seascapes, landscapes and fauna of Ireland.

Doreen Drennan is an award winning impressionist painter and has been documenting the Wild Atlantic Way and the Burren for over 30 years.

An Irish knitwear brand, The work-wear sweater epitomises the brand’s philosophy of updating iconic classics with modern elements and timeless design. Natural yarns and hand-finished techniques complete the DNA of the brand.

Handcrafted Irish Products, made from recycled slate and wood.

Design and make woven and knitted scarves with original patterns, a multitude of natural textures and harmonious colours to become loved and lasting keepsakes.

Handmade, range of over 80 different types of chocolate bars, chocolate slices, chocolate gift selections, chocolate spreads, hot chocolate swirl sticks.

Award-winning Irish sheep’s cheese, a family-run farm business that produces and matures a handcrafted sheep’s cheese for the past 35 years in Co. Clare. Using time and experience to bring out the unique taste and flavor of the sheep’s cheese.

Anchor Crafts is located in Kilrush and owner Pauline Dunleavy prides herself in supplying her customers with unusual and unique Irish stock. She has successfully done so for almost 23yrs.  Her paintings are informed by the ever changing seasons and this is reflected both in her landscapes and seascapes.  She draws inspiration from time spent outdoors and her unique ability to identify beauty in the ordinary. Having had along standing interest in art and creativity she exhibits her paintings in her Gallery and Craft Shop at Anchor Crafts. She has developed a vibrant, distinctive style which has been enhanced by her attendance at art courses at various locations in Ireland, France, Italy and Croatia. Pauline always welcomes Commissions.

A brother sister team brewing beer the way nature intended, The Western Herd brewery stands on a picturesque hilltop farm in a converted shed built over 80 years ago by their great-grandfather in Kilmaley in Clare.

Taste the Atlantic – The Salmon Experience.  Smoked Salmon Mackrel and Eel. Winners at Blas na hEireann 2022.

Contemporary Irish wooden jewellery, handmade in native Irish woods, sterling silver, and Burren wildflower beeswax. Designed and made in Ennistymon, Co. Clare. Unique Irish gifts, including wooden earrings, pendants and necklace.

Ballymorris Pottery make a beautiful selection of handmade stoneware pottery and ceramics, in a style that is classic and contemporary, using positive shapes and strong colours to create its distinctive image, often using spiral sgraffito decoration or multi layers of glaze.

A small family business with a strong commitment to sustainability. Making a difference by meeting the demand for zero waste, plastic-free alternatives to everyday soap, shampoo deodorant, and laundry bars

Wildcrafted Organic Irish seaweed from the Atlantic ocean in County Clare. Wild Irish Seaweeds Ltd , where tradition meets innovation. They have been supplying the global seaweed market for over 100 years through 4 generations of seaweed harvesters from the west coast of Ireland.

A global leader in the supply of natural, wild organic seaweed for the Food Ingredients,  Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical and Cosmetic industries

St.Tola Goats Cheese is recognised as one of the leading Irish Farmhouse Cheeses, with the company being listed as one of 50 producers making Ireland a better place in 2022. St. Tolas will be at the Falls Hotel on Sunday 19th. The Cliffs of Moher Retail Expo on Monday 20th (TBC).

irishtshirts.ie is a family business from Co Clare. They screen print out own original designs by hand on certified ethical, and environmentally responsible clothing.  Irishshirts.ie is located at the Cliffs of Moher Experience outside the visitor centre and is the first store on the Craftworkers st. on the right-hand side as you approach the visitor centre.

Jewellery to get excited about. Unique designs lovingly handmade in a small workshop along the Wild Atlantic Way in Co Clare. Drawing inspiration from the changing seasonal colours of this beautiful island. Dedicated to using high quality beads and materials ensuring each piece is not only beautiful, it’s a delight to wear too.

Exhibiting at the Falls Hotel: Sunday, 19 February 2023

Taste the Atlantic – The Salmon Experience.  Smoked Salmon Mackrel and Eel. Winners at Blas na hEireann 2022.

35 years of traditionally made award-winning Burren Gold Cheese made from locally sourced milk.

Premium cuts of grass fed Hereford/ Angus Beef hung for 21 days.

Burren Distillers was founded in 2013 and are producing approximately 150 casks per annum of single-estate Irish whiskey and other select spirits.

Offers Hampers and Gift Packs of the finest quality wine and locally sourced gourmet foods.

Wide range of handmade jams, marmalade, jelly, mustard or chutney all of which are artisan, handmade produce.

Freshly Baked Breads and Organic Sourdough.

Wild chutneys, pestos and drinks.

Irish-made Crafts, Gifts, Homewares, Art & Prints & Candles.

Popular products are our Flaggy Shore Oysters and Flaggy Shore Dainties.

St.Tola Goats Cheese is recognised as one of the leading Irish Farmhouse Cheeses, with the company being listed as one of 50 producers making Ireland a better place in 2022.

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Get in touch!

For further information please email Melanie Lennon.

Purchase Tickets

2 Day Expo Only Access
Sunday, 19 February 2023
Business to Customer Event

Where: Cliffs of Moher Experience

Time: 10am – 4pm

What: Meet the Maker – Business to Consumer Event

Who: Local Clare artists, producers and craftspeople exhibiting their products

Monday, 20 February 2023
B2B Retail Buyers Event

Where: Cliffs of Moher Experience

Time: 10am – 1pm

What: Meet the Maker – Business to Business Retail Buyers Event

Who: Local Clare artists, producers and craftspeople exhibiting their products and networking with national and regional buyers

Price Per Ticket:  €‎10

Tickets include admission to the Cliffs of Moher Experience. 

Full Access & 3 Course Dinner
Sunday, 19 February 2023
Business to Customer Event

Where: Cliffs of Moher Experience

Time: 10am – 4pm

What: Meet the Maker – Business to Consumer Event

Who: Local Clare artists, producers and craftspeople exhibiting their products

Inaugural Retail Buyers Expo & Dinner

Where: The Falls Hotel and Spa

  • 5 pm: Drinks Reception and Expo
  • 7pm: Dinner

What: The Burren Extravaganza in partnership with the Burren Ecotourism Network

Sample locally-sourced produce from the Burren Region, with live entertainment from local musicians. There will be spot prizes on the night.

Monday, 20 February 2023
B2B Retail Buyers Event

Where: Cliffs of Moher Experience

Time: 10am – 1pm

What: Meet the Maker – Business to Business Retail Buyers Event

Who: Local Clare artists, producers and craftspeople exhibiting their products and networking with national and regional buyers

Price per ticket:  €‎55

Tickets include admission to the Cliffs of Moher Experience.