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  • 9th July 2017 And the Seafood Sustainability Award goes to...

    The Burren Smokehouse was one of the winners of the "Marine Industry Awards" that were celebrated last week! Birgitta Hedin Curtin, owner-manager of the Burren Smokehouse, accepted the distinction  of the "Seafood Sustainability Awards" category on behalf of the whole Burren Smokehouse team. ... Read more
  • 8th July 2017 From Seafest to Nationwide

    Last weekend, Galway City hosted one of their great festivals - SEAFEST. It was a celebration of everything to do with the sea, and covered activities for children, educational displays for all age groups, tall and research ships, and of course (sea) food. Mary Kennedy from "Nationwide" came t... Read more
  • 7th July 2017 So much happening at Seafest

    Last weekend, Galway excelled again as hosts of Seafest - a festival that evolves around everything to do with the sea, marine life and food. It features educational, culinary and fun activities. BIM - Bord Iascaigh Mhara - seized the very timely opportunity of the maritime festival to launch ... Read more
  • 10th June 2017 This was the Burren Slow Food Festival 2017!

    What a celebration of food and fun we had that weekend, in the wonderful venue that is the Pavilion in Lisdoonvarna. Birgitta Hedin Curtin, the owner-manager of the Burren Smokehouse, is also one of the founder members and leader of the Clare Convivium of the Irish Slow Food movement in Irelan... Read more
  • 26th May 2017 Feeding the Rugby Lions - a roaring success

    It seems that our Burren Smoked Irish Salmon met with approval from the Lions Rugby Team. Birgitta Hedin Curtin, the owner-manager of the Burren Smokehouse, was invited to showcase our Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon at Carton House Hotel & Spa, a wonderful manor hotel in Maynooth, ... Read more
  • 23rd May 2017 Georgina Campbell's Breakfast Awards 2017

    It is amazing how many categories and niches there are for winning awards! The latest, very welcomed, is the Georgina Campbell's Irish Breakfast Awards 2017. Róisin Curtin, Birgitta Hedin Curtin's daughter, went to the awards ceremony to receive the award. Our Burren Smoked Irish Organic Sa... Read more
  • 26th April 2017 We feature among the 8 most important reasons...

    ... to visit Ireland now! Matador Network has gathered a few compelling reasons why anybody should be visiting Ireland, now or later. As if you needed more prodding to finally book your Irish dream holidays, what? Well, this might be the last push you'll need. Movie aficionados - think Star W... Read more
  • 18th April 2017 News from the Burren Slow Food Festival

    The organisation of the Burren Slow Food Festival is well under way. The interest is great, from traders as well as from people planning to come to the festival.It is quite a coup to have been able to secure Jonathan Keane's participation in the festival. Jonathan is not only the ... Read more
  • 2nd April 2017 The Pearl in the Oyyster

    Last February, German food journalist and editor in charge Rainer Schillings came to Ireland to not only learn about seafood and smoked salmon, but also about certain aspects of the Irish culture in general.  He was fascinated by our way of celebrating wakes and funerals. He meant to stay for ... Read more
  • 23rd March 2017 Burren Slow Food Festival - make a weekend out of it!

    The next Burren Slow Food Festival will be a firework of highlights for (aspiring) foodies and drink connoisseurs! Irish Gin as well as Irish Raw Cheeses take pride of place this year. A lot of talks, tastings (very important!) and other events will be scheduled around those subjects, but we a... Read more

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