Shop for Ireland's best where locals shop
Every Irish town and city has street markets, many more than one. Here you'll see the huge range of produce grown in the lushly fertile green fields and see the rich bounty drawn from the never-far-away sea. And the goods aren't just limited to luscious seasonal strawberries or ultra-fresh oysters. Ireland is a nation of craft food producers, and many offer their scrumptious goods year-round. Cheeses from County Kilkenny, scones from Galway and rich soda bread from countless hearths are just some of what you'll find on offer. Look for locally caught smoked salmon and you're on your way to assembling a brilliant picnic. (And don't miss the island's famous sweaters, made from yarn spun from the wool of the countless sheep you see in the fields.)
By Ryan Ver Berkmoes, AFAR Contributor
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