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The Cork Oyster Festival 2018 will take place in The Metropole Hotel from Friday 21st September until Sunday 23rd September.

Events include live music with the Cork City Samba Band, The Loungeman, King K, Vienna Sings and The Songstress. Simon Lamont The Lazy Chef' from TV3 and Wrights of London cooking oysters as you have never seen before, Regina Sexton will talk about the history of seafood in Ireland. Fiona Uyema brings Flex your mussels' to Cork with cookery demonstrations and much more.

The infamous Cork Gourmet Trail is returning and will feature some of Cork's best restaurants. A fundraising Black Tie Gala Dinner in aid of the RNLI will take place on Saturday 22nd with music from the Roaring Forties, featuring guest chef's, Patrick McMurray (Paddy Shucker) from Toronto, Bryan McCarthy of Greenes, Martin O'Mahony of the Cork International Hotel and Rachid Zaouia of Fota Island Resort creating the finest cuisine not only for the oyster lover.

The weekend will close with the inaugural Cork Seafood & Oyster Festival All Ireland Oyster Shucking Competition featuring the Guinness book of records fastest Oyster shucker, Paddy the Shucker, The Lazy Chef Simon Lamont, three-time world champion Anti Lpik, and many more all MC'ed by Derry Clarke of L'Ecrivain.

Tickets can be purchased for all events on Eventbrite

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