Our Blog

  • 17th November 2011 Rolls Royce Yearbook launch

    The Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts' Club contacted us earlier in the year to see if we wanted to be mentioned in the 2012 yearbook. This might be a direct result of our Smoked Salmon being served at the State Dinner in May when Queen Elizabeth II visited Dublin. The British yearbook will be launched ... Read more
  • 17th November 2011 Christmas markets and other events

    Good Food Ireland Conference & Awards - 22 November 2011 at the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin A day packed with talks & discussions, and a breakfast & lunch showcase with products from GFI members. This day will culminate in the awards ceremony with guest of honour Taoiseach Enda Kenny.... Read more
  • 17th October 2011 Burren Smokehouse under magnifying glass

    Birgitta will be attending the National Women's Enterprise Day (17 November 2011) in Portlaoise. She will be one of four case study entrepreneurs whose businesses will be showcased at the conference. National Women’s Enterprise Day is one of a number of important initiatives from the Enterpri... Read more
  • 17th October 2011 Dean & Deluca - launch of our products in New York

    At the end of September, Birgitta flew over to New York to launch our products in the SoHo shop of Dean & Deluca. She was interviewed and filmed by Colman Andrews who also wrote a great article about us on The Daily Meal.com. The photograph shows (left to right) Birgitta, Colman Andrews (form... Read more
  • 14th October 2011 SlowFisch, Germany

    For the first time, we will be showcasing our (organic) smoked salmon at the SlowFisch fair in Bremen, Germany. The fair takes place from 4 to 6 November, and will be hosting a really interesting array of products and producers from fish to meat products to chocolates. The spirit of the fa... Read more
  • 11th October 2011 Féasta Bía Food Trails

    This Saturday and Sunday last (15 and 16 October 2011), the Féasta Bía Food Trail will take place in Limerick, Clare and Kerry. It comprises of tastings in shops, and more substantial food experiences like afternoon teas or meals in various restaurants and pubs. The fun and entertainment sides wi... Read more
  • 1st September 2011 Simply Splendiferous - great article!

    "Simply Splendiferous" is a food blog written by Ailbhe Phelan. She met Birgitta at Bloom in the Park, the big garden and food show in Dublin's Phoenix Park in June 2011, and later again to talk a bit more. Read here what she has to say about Birgitta, the Burren Smokehouse and most importantl... Read more
  • 30th August 2011 Awards

    The Burren Smokehouse "has been highly commended in the Best Organic Retail Product award category in the National Organic Awards 2010 with their entry Burren Smoked Organic Salmon 100g". This is like a Silver Medal, and we are very proud of it!   Great Taste Awards 2010: WE STRUC... Read more
  • 26th August 2011 Article in Swiss Catering publication

     Esther Kunz, a travel writer, wrote and published an article about the Burren Smokehouse in the Swiss catering magazine "Pauli Cuisine" which you will find below as a pdf to download. She describes in detail how we smoke the salmon, where the wild salmon is fished, how it goes up the rivers, and... Read more
  • 26th August 2011 Electric Picnic - Theatre of Food

    Birgitta will be giving a talk about the curing and smoking process we use in the Burren Smokehouse during the Electric Picnic Music & Arts Festival in County Laois (3 and 4 September 2011). She will be "on stage" of the Theatre of Food on Saturday 3 September at 2pm. See here for the complet... Read more

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