Key Dates

Generic - 2019 - Gold - circleImportant upcoming dates to note:

March 
17th March (Sunday) – Open for entries online

April 
9th April (Tuesday) – Blas na hEireann & FITU Lecture Series – Finance for Non-Financial Managers at UCC Food Industry Training Unit – Find more details on the Blas na hEireann & FITU Lecture series here
11th April (Thursday) – Blas Backyard on the Road – Buyer Insights @ Airfield Estate, Dublin – More details & Book Online
30th April (Tuesday) – Last day to enter online and avail of early-bird entry

May
15th May (Wednesday) –  Blas Backyard on the Road – Branding & Packaging, Ballinwillin, Cork – More details & Book Online

June
12th June (Wednesday) – Last day to enter online
17th June (Monday) – Delivery & Judging of Bread categories (20-25) – Full details of delivery schedule for judging
18th June (Tuesday) – Blas Backyard on the Road – Branding & Packaging, Seamus Ennis Centre, The Naul – More details

July
4th July (Thursday) – Deliveries for Judging to UCC begin. Please note there are delivery dates running throughout July specific to your category. Please check the specific delivery date and details here

August 
All entrants will receive an update on their entry progress

September
Dates TBC
Digital Marketing & Social Media (Beginners Course), early September 2019 (date to be confirmed), Dr Amy-Jane Troy
Digital Marketing & Social Media (Advanced Course), late September 2019 (date to be confirmed), Dr Amy-Jane Troy
Find more details on the Blas na hEireann & FITU Lecture series here

October
1st & 2nd Oct (Tuesday & Wednesday) – Finalist deliveries for judging to Dingle
2nd & 3rd Oct (Wednesday & Thursday) – Finalist Judging
4th October (Friday) – Finalist Workshops & Masterclasses plus The Backyard at Blas
5th October (Saturday) – Awards are announced plus networking events, showcase and The Backyard at Blas

December
4th – 8th December (Wednesday – Sunday) – Blas na hEireann at GIFTED Christmas Fair. A group stand showcasing past finalists & finalists – registration is open now. Find more details & sign up