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  • 15th March 2016 Michelin-starred Food at the Burren Storehouse

    The season started off with a spectacular bang for our new venue, the Burren Storehouse.   Chefs from Ohio, Galway and Lisdoonvarna came together to create ("cook" would not do its artfulness justice!) an amazing and tastebud tickling feast for the senses.   Those who we... Read more
  • 2nd March 2016 Tastings in Harrods

    In the run-up to St. Patrick's Day (17 March), we have a series of tastings events in the food hall in Harrods, London. Simon Connell, our Smurfitt fellowship student with Bord Bía, and Birgitta will be in and out of Harrods to promote different flavours and marinades of our Burren Smoked Iris... Read more
  • 26th February 2016 Help to go global

    We are living in one of the most amazing areas in the world, and we might think it is the centre of the universe, but admittedly, it is fairly far away from the more populated areas of the rest of the world. In our area, the north of County Clare, there are a lot of small food and other busine... Read more
  • 25th February 2016 Irish-American Culinary Event of the Year

    World-famous chefs Kevin Thornton - Jamie Simpson - Enda McEvoy coming to the Burren Storehouse   If you are interested in food, in a wholesome approach to same and in the philosophy behind real food, then this event is a Must for you. This is the first event of its kind. Three em... Read more
  • 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

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