Battle of the bbq

first_imgPrint Lough Derg eagles to soar again this summer Councils and residents counting cost of flood Twitter Limerick Post Show | Virtual BBQ for Cliona’s Foundation Email Previous articleCorbett custody hearing adjourned in USNext articleKafka’s Trial of Josef K Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. TAGSbattlebbqLough Derg WhatsApp Advertisementcenter_img Facebook NewsLocal NewsBattle of the bbqBy Bernie English – August 15, 2015 630 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR by Bernie [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up THERE will be blazing saddles in Killaloe on Saturday, August 29 – saddles of lamb, that is, when Flanagan’s on the Lake will host the Ring of Lough Derg barbecue competition in conjunction with the Irish BBQ Association.More than 30 national and international teams have already confirmed their participation in this year’s competition with more entries anticipated. The Battle of the Grill is expected to be sizzling as the winners will be sent forward to represent Ireland in next year’s European Championships.Teams will be turning up the heat in pursuit of the Fulacht Fia Cup with each team flaming things up as they are given a grill, the meats and utensils to cook up a storm and they can choose to rub, marinate or mop their entry and season it with whatever herbs and spices inspire them.Judges will be scoring the entries based on three main considerations; appearance, taste and texture/tenderness, with taste carrying the most marks. Cash prizes being presented on the day total €1,100 with €500 going to the Grand Champion.Cathal Quinn of Flanagan’s on the Lake is looking forward to hosting the competition now in its sixth year, “I am delighted to see so many teams interested in this years event. It proves that The Ring of Lough Derg Festival is firmly on the Irish culinary map for both chefs and patrons alike”.There will be a first, second and third prize in each of the three categories along with some novelty awards for ‘Best Dressed Stand’ ‘Squeaky Clean Hygiene’ and ‘Happiest Home’.The barbecue sauce category a stand-alone novelty category will be judged on its own merits, the only rule is it must taste good and be whiskey inspired.With free entry for spectators, the event promises not only to be a culinary experience not to be missed but also fun for all the family with local food producers showcasing their products and lots of family fun with live entertainment throughout the day.Further details by email from [email protected] or call Deborah on 087 9078793.Closing date for entries is this Friday, August 21. Concern in Limerick over Lough Derg water extraction plan Boat users concerned about drop in water levels Irish Water expected to use Shannon to solve Dublin water crisis Linkedinlast_img read more

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