Country Markets News

June 2021 - Some of our markets are not open yet. Please check locally for more information.

Country Markets acknowledges with thanks, the grant received from the Dept of Agiculture Food & the Marine for 2020.

Check in to our news page regularly for updates, events and news from our markets around the country. Country Markets YouTube channel also features some great videos.

RDS National Craft Awards 2015

Congratulations to Joe Hogan, winner of this years RDS National Crafts awards for basketry. Joe won the Established Maker Award of Excellence - €5,000 & California Gold Medal & Country Markets Ltd award - €500.

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Bord Bia Crowns the All Ireland Potato Champion 2015

David Curran our National Treasurer was crowned the All Ireland Potato Champion 2015 at Tullamore Show last weekend.  The competition is designed to increase the level of awareness among growers of what constitutes a good quality potato. Congratulations to David from all our markets around the country!

Country Wide Saturday 10 January 2015

Suzanne Campbell did a feature on Damien O'Reilly's RTE Country Wide program. Follow this link to listen to the show.

Guide to Good Hygiene Practice

Official Launch of Country Markets Guide to Good Hygiene Practice

Representatives of Country Markets, Bord Bia, ICOS, HSE and FSAI with Minister Tom Hayes at the official launch of Country Markets Guide to Good Hygiene Practice in Bord Bia Offices on 17/12/2014.

Country Markets Guide to Good Hygiene Practice

Tom Hayes, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine launched the Irish Country Markets updated guide to good hygiene practice. This guide is the collaborative work of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, the Health Service Executive and Country Markets Ltd and is aimed at the low-risk producers in country markets who account for the majority of food produced and sold at our weekly markets.

Download the Guide to Good Hygiene Practice

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