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  • 28th February 2013 Putting out our feelers in Boston

    Birgitta will be jetting over to the East coast of America to support our Bord Bía marketing advisor over there in his effort to develop the US market. It will be a mixture of a market visit organised by Bord Bía, meeting potential customers at the Boston Seafood Show and a tasting event in New Y... Read more
  • 15th February 2013 Salmon fit for Presidents

    Michael D Higgins was in Paris for a presidential visit at the beginning of this week. So was our Burren Smoked Salmon! Included in his programme in France was a conference on “Defining Europe in the year of the European citizen” in the famous Sorbonne University with Mr Jacques Delors,  forme... Read more
  • 2nd February 2013 Events in February

    The January hibernation period is over - the Burren Smokehouse is out and about again to connect with the broader public. Here are some events we will be taking part in and which might be accessible for you. We would love to meet you there! On 4th February, we will be attending the Searson... Read more
  • 31st January 2013 Contributing to European decision-making

    Last week, Birgitta travelled to Cardiff in Wales to give a talk on the subject of developing economic value from local seafood. She had been invited to talk during a day of "Atlantic Forum workshops" which was organised by the European Commission in preparation for a bill that will be voted o... Read more
  • 29th January 2013 Helping chef to claim award

    We are here to help, and so is our Burren Smoked Salmon. Last December, at the time of the beautiful and atmospheric Christmas market at the Doonbeg Lodge, chef Wade Murphy received an award presented by Atlantic Way Food at a ceremony in the hotel, in front of a roaring fire and accompanied b... Read more
  • 28th January 2013 Birgitta and the secret of her success

    Last October (25 Oct 2012), Grant Thornton organised a food forum and symposium with a "food & beverage fare" at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin about "The dynamics of supply & demand" in the food industry. The Burren Smokehouse was present with a our wares that the attendees has the opportun... Read more
  • 7th November 2012 Smoked salmon at Christmas markets

    We will be at a few of the many Christmas markets in Ireland over the Christmas period. Here are the details where you can catch our salmon: 30 Nov to 2 Dec 2012 Food & Wine Christmas fair at the RDS in Dublin 5 to 9 Dec 2012 National Crafts Fair at the RDS in Dublin On 29 and 30 N... Read more
  • 7th November 2012 Which wines go with Burren Smoked Salmon?

    In our October newsletter "competition", we changed our usual pattern a bit and asked our readers which wine they would prefer with our Burren Smoked Salmon. So this time, there was no right or wrong answer unless you count those people who voted for Guinness... I guess an informative blog post a... Read more
  • 6th November 2012 Behind the scenes - visit of the Queen

    You will certainly remember that we wrote about the historic visit of Queen Elizabeth II in May 2012, and if you live in Ireland, you will vividly remember those days anyway. Our wild smoked salmon, Queen Elizabeth II and Dean & Deluca are the unlikely and slightly unusual heroes of our st... Read more
  • 3rd November 2012 Learn about our company

    This is a short and concise video in which Birgitta talks about our company and where we get our salmon from. Birgitta was filmed at the Speciality Food Fair in London this September. If you find that your appetite for more information was whetted, you can go to "How we smoke our salmon" whe... Read more

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