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30 / 09 / 13

Jesper Knudsen, representing Denmark, shucked his way to the title of the Guinness World Oyster Opening Champion at the 59th Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival with an adjusted time of just 2 minutes and 17 seconds to open the required 30 oysters. A relative newcomer to the Oyster World, this was the first world title for the 29 year old Dane.

25 / 09 / 13
Over 100,000 native oysters will be consumed this weekend at Ireland’s longest running food festival - the 59th Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival. Running from Thursday 26th until Sunday 29th September 2013, 30,000 national and international festival-goers are expected to descend upon the City of the Tribes, with initial projections of €9 million generated for the local economy.
23 / 09 / 13
An afternoon of family fun awaits Oyster Festival goers on Sunday 29th September.  Get in the mood with the pirate fancy dress and let the kids enjoy circus lessons from 12pm-3pm, face painting, family games, oyster shell painting - all FREE for kids under 12.