Ireland - Legacy & Tradition
In episode 2 of our Insider’s Ireland video series, we meet Gabriel Faherty, an award-winning cheesemaker. Based on the Aran Islands in Galway, Gabriel started producing goats cheeses using the best that the unique landscape of Inish Mór has to offer. The herb grasses that grow on the rough terrain add to the rich flavour of the cheeses produced by Gabriel. As the business has developed Gabriel has turned to other sources for flavouring like locally foraged seaweed. As a business, Aran Island Goat’s Cheese produces regular soft goats cheese, a feta-style cheese, as well as gouda and parmesan style cheeses. Visitors are taken through the cheese-making process, and there is even an opportunity to meet and greet with the goats as well as forage for the seaweeds used to flavour some of the products.
As an expert in-country DMC for Ireland, we pride ourselves on seeking out local characters like Gabriel and through these inspiring individuals offering authentic insider experiences to our partners and their discerning clients.