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  • 7th October 2019 A job well done - our stylish visitor centre

    It took a long time, and it was a lengthy journey that we started in earnest at the end of January (2019 - we better mention the year!). But in fairness, it started much earlier with the planning phase. Now it is finally - more or less - finished. What did we ... Read more
  • 20th September 2019 Open Day at "Taste the Atlantic - Irish Salmon Visitor Experience"

    Go on a journey through times and discover the story of Irish Atlantic Salmon. A free-entry, fun day for the whole family! Learn about Irish Atlantic salmon, and go on an immersive, engaging and interactive journey from ancient times to the present. Visit the Burren Smokehouse for an open day... Read more
  • 25th August 2019 Experience Salmon Smoking and Craft Beers

    Behind the Scenes of a smokehouse and a brewery Since we started welcoming visitors to our smokehouse, we have always been amazed at the level of curiosity and the inquisitive questions we were asked. We made this knowledge even more accessible now, and also throw in a craft beer... Read more
  • 18th August 2019 Singled out... in the Huffington Post!

    "Think a visit to Ireland means your food options will be limited? Well, think again." This is how the article in the Huffington Post starts, an article that describes the food renaissance, as they call it, that has been taking place in Ireland for the last 15 years or so. Sure, it is m... Read more
  • 12th August 2019 More success at the Oscars

    The results are out again - and we got another star under our belt. Our Burren Hot Smoked Irish Organic Salmon (plain) tasted so good that the tasters - all experts in their culinary fields - thought it worthy of a 1-gold-star medal at the Great Taste Awards 2019 which is the equivalent of... Read more
  • 12th August 2019 Supervalu - Local food for local people

    The Burren Smokehouse has long been a proud supplier of Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon to our local Supervalu store Fitzpatrick's in the neighbouring town of Ennistymon. On the occasion of the refurbishment of the store, they created short videos about all of the local suppliers, and we ar... Read more
  • 5th August 2019 Pairing smoked salmon with... apple juice?!

    We found a new dream team! A pairing that we never thought of trying, and all thanks to Attyflin Estate in County Limerick who looked at the colour of their very special Rosette apple juice, and at the colour of our hot smoked salmon. They realised that the two had t... Read more
  • 30th July 2019 Geopark - From Slovenia and China to the Burren

    Did you know that we are living next to a Geopark? Designated with UNESCO Global Geopark status in 2011 and revalidated in 2015, the Burren & Cliffs of Moher is seeking revalidation this month as a UNESCO Global Geopark. We had the opportunity, together with many other m... Read more
  • 25th July 2019 Serious tasting for Irish Quality Food Awards 2019

    You might remember the awards we got at the Irish Quality Food Awards in previous years. This time, we, or rather Birgitta, was on the other side of the fence. She had been invited to be on the judging panel, and this is a picture taken on the last day, after the final round of tastings. T... Read more
  • 17th July 2019 Discussion on Clare FM

    During the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, our award-winning local radio station Clare FM broadcast from the prestigious golf tournament in Lahinch. Birgitta Hedin Curtin was invited to be part of the Friday panel who discussed these questions: (i) What are your thoughts on the event? (ii) How... Read more

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