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  • 1st August 2016 Results for the Great Taste Awards 2016!

    This is the season for awards, it seems. Not only are we shortlisted for the Irish Quality Food Awards, but we also have you know that our products won two gold medals at the Great Taste Awards 2016: Burren Hot Smoked Irish Organic Salmon with Highbank Orchard Apple Syrup & Dill - 2-sta... Read more
  • 27th July 2016 A rough culinary guide to Irish favourites

    Though the Irish cuisine might not be known very well outside the country, there are still a lot of surprising discoveries to be made. The Irish gastronomy reinvents itself by putting a modern twist on traditional dishes; innovative chefs are creating new dishes all the time, and there is a new t... Read more
  • 27th July 2016 Shortlisted for Irish Quality Food Awards

    We just heard that two of our products were shortlisted in the Smoked Fish category for 2016. We are delighted to hear this, even if we have reaped a lot of awards already. It never gets old! It also points out the consistency of quality of our Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon. The products ... Read more
  • 24th July 2016 Origin Green - Certified Sustainability

    Bord Bía, the Irish food marketing board, has initiated a sustainability programme which is the only one in the world. It is called Origin Green, and the Burren Smokehouse has now been certified and is a verified member of this scheme. The verification process is run by an independent organisa... Read more
  • 14th June 2016 Burren Slow Food Festival - wonderful memories

    At the end of May 2016, the 10th Burren Slow Food Festival took place in Lisdoonvarna. And what a great festival it was! For some, this was the best of all the highlights of the weekend - the Champagne Picnic under the Cliffs of Moher. Skipper Liam O'Brien from Doolin Ferry was a wonderful and ... Read more
  • 13th June 2016 Wild Salmon comes to aid of Limerick Cystic Fibrosis Unit

    Congratulations to Restaurant Forty One in The Residence on Dublin's St. Stephen's Green! They caught Ireland’s most expensive ever wild smoked salmon for an incredible €1,380 in an auction on Ebay! They proved to have big hearts by bidding for the two sides of smoked Wild Salmon as it is ... Read more
  • 13th June 2016 Tea with the President

    Birgitta was invited to the annual President's Garden Party which took place on 9th June 2016 at the Áras an Uachtaráin, the residence of the President of Ireland. It is idyllically located in Dublin's Phoenix Park. The invitation came through IOFGA (Irish Organic Farmers' and Growers' Associa... Read more
  • 13th June 2016 Revealing the trade secrets of the Burren Smokehouse

    "From rural Ireland to Harrods: The story of Burren Smokehouse" The british website "Enterprise Nation" posted a video interview with Birgitta Hedin Curtin, the owner-manager of the Burren Smokehouse. Enterprise Nation is on a mission to create a more entrepreneurial society in the UK. They s... Read more
  • 12th June 2016 The Burren from the air - video

    What used to simply be called the Burren is now officially The Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark. 

    Don't let that long official title put you off! It is the same beautiful, unique and magical place that it has ... Read more

  • 10th May 2016 Auction: Catch the First Wild Salmon of 2016

    For a limited time only! Auction ends on 24th May at 12.29pm. Click here to go straight to the auction on Ebay - The proceeds from this auction will be donated to Cystic Fibrosis Ireland - Last year in May, we gave Prince Charles our first Wild Smoked Irish Salmon of the season during hi... Read more

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