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  • 25th November 2015 Black Friday! Sale for one day only

    This Friday 27th November 2015, we will have our first ever Black Friday. The name derives from American retailers who started to be in the black from this first day of Christmas shopping, not having made much profits in the first 11 months of the year. On that day, we will reduce the prices of... Read more
  • 12th November 2015 Tasty Burren - Foodie Town winner of 2015!

    "What made The Burren stand out as exemplary was the comprehensiveness of their food offering from field – or in their case, fertile rock – through to fork. Food-loving tourists to The Burren are in for an intriguing treat." – Aoife Carrigy, Chairperson, IFWG* Strictly speaking the Burren woul... Read more
  • 21st September 2015 Ecstatic winners of two more awards!

    We were very pleased to be winners of the Smoked Fish category at the recent Irish Quality Food Awards in Dublin for our Burren Hot Smoked Irish Organic Salmon with Honey, Lemon & Dill. We also received the "Product of the Show" award at the Speciality & Fine Food Fair in London for ou... Read more
  • 4th September 2015 UPS cooperation with Burren Smokehouse

    In late August 2015, we had a launch with representatives of global logistics company UPS in our visitor centre to celebrate the even closer business ties between our companies. The work in progress will encompass the integration of UPS into our new website and highlighting the possibility of ... Read more
  • 26th August 2015 Pizza - from Greece to Lisdoonvarna

    Pizza has been a favourite with a lot of people all over the Western world, and contrary to what most people think - it did not originate in Italy! It is actually a very old kind food that was invented in Greece, and fine tuned in Italy. There is an interesting blog post on the Good Food Irela... Read more
  • 24th August 2015 Burren Smoked Irish Salmon in Milwaukee

    You may have heard of the biggest Irish Festival in the world, which just took place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It was a very busy weekend with an amazing 125,000 visiting the festival which displays everything that is Irish or has Irish connections. Duncan and Richard Blair of Blairs Inn near B... Read more
  • 22nd August 2015 How to smoke fish in a wok

    Birgitta was requested by Fáilte Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way to impart with her suggestion as to how to smoke fish at home. Follow this link to find out how she would be smoking at home - with a wok! You don't need a huge kiln to make good smoked fish. Instead of a wok, you could also ta... Read more
  • 19th August 2015 Birgitta among the most influential women in Ireland's food world!

    In their August 2015 issue, the magazine The Taste has been looking at the food industry in Ireland, how it has changed over the last few years and how it stands now. They interviewed and portrayed some of Ireland’s most influential women to get their views on food in Ireland. And Birgitta He... Read more
  • 29th July 2015 Shortlisted for Irish Quality Food Awards 2015!

    More good news on the Awards front: after receiving the EDEN Awards in the Tourism & Local Gastronomy category as a member of the Burren Food Trail last week, we received news that two of our products are shortlisted for the Irish Quality Food Awards 2015. The two shortlisted products are ... Read more
  • 28th July 2015 Clare is the new Garden of EDEN!

    The Burren Food Trail was honoured as the Irish winner of the 2015 EDEN (European Destination of Excellence) Award for developing a tourism offering based on their local gastronomy that balances sustaining the local environment with the promotion of viable tourism. The EDEN award was official... Read more

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