Banquet Launch 13 Sept 2018 Hill Of The O’Neill, Dungannon, Co Tyrone.
A medieval banquet was held to celebrate the Launch of the Cross Border Shared Heritage Programme between Mid Ulster District Council and Donegal County Council and groups within these areas. The shared heritage will focus on The O’Neill and clans of Ancient Ulster with significance for Mid Ulster and Donegal.
The banquet meal attempted to be authentic to the period with guests seated at long abnqueting tables and benches. The meal was a platter menu authentic of the medieval period where guests served themselves eating with wooden spoons on wooden plates.
The menu consited of whole cooked salmon, pulled pork, peas, broad beans and watercress with rustic bread, mounds of butter and blocks of cheese followed by pudding of oatmeal plum crumble or pear pie.