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  • 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
  • 1st November 2012 Ex-President Bill Clinton buys Burren Smoked Salmon

    A noteworthy incident with global political implications took place at the end of September in the duty-free shop at Shannon airport. Our eyes and ears on the ground in the airport reported that they spotted Bill Clinton and an unidentified (male) companion both bought packs of our Burren Smoked... Read more
  • 30th October 2012 Thanksgiving tasting at Dean & Deluca, New York

    In time for Thanksgiving, our marketing advisor in the US, Gareth Murphy, will be giving out tastings of our smoked salmon at the SoHo branch of Dean & Deluca in New York. Make sure to go there and get a taste of Ireland if you are in the vicinity. Read more
  • 4th October 2012 Michelin star chefs at Burren Smokehouse

    We had a big group of VIP's visiting the Burren Smokehouse and the Burren Brewery in the Roadside Tavern at the beginning of October: 10 Michelin star chefs from the United Kingdom came to experience the Burren smoked Irish salmon and beers brewed in-house. Among others, Brian Turner, well-kno... Read more
  • 26th September 2012 Entering the French Market...

    In September 2011, a food scout from France sent us an inconspicuous email starting with the words "Why not export to France?". A few days later we met him in our visitor centre and had him easily convinced of the quality of our salmon. A year later, we are about to start working with BIOCOOP, a ... Read more

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