Our Blog

  • 16th July 2018 Seafest and photo shoot in Connemara

    Birgitta was out and about quite a bit, first at Seafeast in Galway, where she sold our Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon and met a lot of nice and interesting people, and then in Connemara. On both occasions, she met Joan Mulloy who is aspiring to qualify for the Vendée Globe Challenge 2020,... Read more
  • 13th July 2018 Irish hospitality at its best - Connecting the past and the present

    In June 2018, seventeen members of the Lally and Masse clan from the United States stepped into the Roadside Tavern for refreshments. Now, Ireland is well known for its warm hospitality and a natural curiosity for the people passing through. But what this group didn’t expect was the special k... Read more
  • 11th June 2018 Fundraiser with Ed Sheeran

    On 19th June 2018, during his sold-out tour in the UK, global music sensation Ed Sheeran will perform for just 400 lucky attendees at the London Irish Centre, a charity which will be hosting this fundraiser to be able to continue to help the Irish diaspora. Going through a rigorous selection p... Read more
  • 30th May 2018 Supporting Team Ireland in Monaco

    We are very excited and humbled to have been asked to be a supporter of the launch of the opening races for the Monaco Globe Series. Joan Mulloy will be the skipper of The Kilcullen Voyager, and we jumped at the chance to support a female adventurer! Birgitta traveled to Monaco to hand-deliver... Read more
  • 21st May 2018 Easy Food - inspiration for recipe

    This month's unusual and must-try recipe - Smoked Salmon Tartare - was created by Jocelyn Doyle, recipe editor of the Easy Food magazine. She had a long interview with Birgitta Hedin Curtin, the owner-manager of the Burren Smokehouse, and was not only inspired to come up with a recipe, but... Read more
  • 17th May 2018 Niall Sabongi and our Burren Hot Smoked Salmon on national TV together!

    We were chuffed when we learnt that Niall Sabongi from The Klaw Café in Dublin's Templebar would be doing a cookery demo on the Ireland AM show on TV3 using our Burren Hot Smoked Irish Organic Salmon. The timing was great because it was just when the Burren Slow Food Festival kicked off, and o... Read more
  • 6th May 2018 Four Tips For A Successful Salmon and Whiskey Tasting Event

    Salmon and whiskey are two of the most important export products of Ireland. The demand for salmon especially organic salmon is projected to outstrip its supply in 2018 whilst Irish whiskey is the 'world’s fastest growing spirit category' with a global growth rate o... Read more

  • 30th April 2018 Celebrate Seafood on the Wild Atlantic Way at the 2018 Burren Slow Food Festival

    The 2018 Burren Slow Food Festival, which is supported by Clare County Council and Fáilte Ireland, takes place in two week's time from Friday 11 May to Sunday 13 May 2018 in Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare.

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  • 9th April 2018 Proper Food comes to visit the Burren Smokehouse

    At some stage, in the last century, it must have been trying to say the least, to be French and live in Ireland. Food was not really up to scratch at that stage, nothing much to write home about. But all that changed now! So much so that French food blogger Katia Valadeau is writing one blog p... Read more
  • 8th April 2018 Going on a Seafood Journey - Burren Slow Food Festival

    And the participants will literally go on a seafood journey - this year's Burren Slow Food Festival will start with a short ferry trip over to the smallest of the Aran Islands, Inis Oírr, where a seafood buffet will wait for them.  Why is this festival on the west coast of Ireland so attractiv... Read more

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