Food is the topic of conversation this Bank holiday Monday in Kilkenny as the final day of Savour Kilkenny gets underway.
Events include Family Fun Pizza and Trail Kilkenny and offer a wide variety of food throughout the county.
Speaking at the launch of the festival, Junior Minister John Paul Phelan explained the attraction of Kilkenny to festivals.
"It's a fantastic event. Kilkenny is one of the capitals of festivals in Ireland.
"Over the last 40 years, different festivals in different area looking at different things have started and kept going in Kilkenny.
2Savour Kilkenny is one of the more recent festivals but it has become popular very quickly.
"I think it has 6 or 7 times stalls and people involved in the festival since it launched 11 years ago".