Taste of Monaghan hopes to counteract negative impact of Brexit

The Taste of Monaghan hopes to counteract the negative impact of Brexit and entice more foreign visitors to the county.

This year’s Taste of Monaghan Festival was officially launched in the Market House yesterday with local representatives and food producers coming out to show support.

Health, Wellness and Nutrition is the theme for this year’s event, with the aim to promote living a healthy life.

The festival will take place from the 29th of September to October 1st, with cooking demonstrations, discussion panels and guests from the health, nutrition and sports worlds.

Speaking at the launch, Alan Johnston who’s the Chairperson of the Taste of Monaghan 2017 Committee, explained how it’s a crucial time to draw visitors to the county: