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  • 18th June 2015 5 ways to heighten your Smoked Salmon Experience

    What would be the most important accessory, if you want to call it that, to choose for a meal with smoked salmon? The bread that goes with it? What about the beverages, for example wine, that are being served with the dish? Yes, they are very important, so we want to explore a bit which wine goes... Read more
  • 8th June 2015 Prince Charles gets a taste of the Burren

    On 19th May 2015, a historical visit took place which started in the Burren! His Royal Highness Prince Charles and his wife Camilla flew into Shannon airport to start their visit of the west coast of Ireland. As Prince Charles is very interested in conservation and organically grown foods, Bur... Read more
  • 28th May 2015 EDEN is located in the Burren!

    The Burren Food Trail has been named the Irish winner of this year’s “European Destination of Excellence - Tourism and Local Gastronomy” (EDEN) award. The award was given to the food members of the Burren Ecotourism Network for their offering to tourists: a local gastronomy that balances susta... Read more
  • 1st May 2015 Burren Smokehouse in "Wild Ireland"

    Last autumn, Donegal-native and well-known ITV presenter Christine Bleakley came to the Burren Smokehouse and learnt from Birgitta, how to smoke Irish Organic Salmon. She even helped us salt the salmon fillets! In all the episodes of the "Wild Ireland" programme, Christine will drive, climb, w... Read more
  • 17th April 2015 Mare TV features Burren Smokehouse!

    We could hardly wait - it has been a long time since last September (2014). We knew we had to contain our impatience as all good things take a while. But the wait is finally over! You might remember that we gave you a behind-the-scenes special on a TV production which is very popular in German... Read more
  • 2nd April 2015 A Canadian perspective on the Wild Atlantic Way

      The latest edition of the Canadian travel magazine "Ensemble Vacations" features a lovely article about the middle section of the Wild Atlantic Way.   It brings across the wonder of the landscape and the food of Ireland, but also the little everyday events which often inv... Read more
  • 22nd March 2015 Supper Club at Hatch & Sons

    Hatch & Sons were organising an evening with Birgitta Curtin of the Burren Smokehouse as part of their Supper Club on 18 March 2015. First, a tasting of and discussion about Irish smoked salmon with Hatch founder Hugo Arnold, Birgitta and the guests was scheduled, and then the supper was s... Read more
  • 18th March 2015 Flying high with Aer Lingus

    We are very happy to report that we signed a contract with Aer Lingus, the Irish airline with the shamrock as a logo. From the end of March onwards, our Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon will be served in the business class. Have a look out for it!     Read more
  • 18th March 2015 Irish food hamper for US President

    Kerrygold butter, Barry’s Tea, Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon and other typically Irish foods were in the St Patrick’s Day hamper which Taoiseach Enda Kenny presented to US president Barack Obama on the Irish holiday. US vice-president Joe Biden also received a hamper from Bord Bía con... Read more
  • 5th March 2015 A very personal Award for Birgitta

    We have won many awards through the years, and almost all of them were for the quality of our products. But this time, Birgitta Hedin Curtin, the owner-manager of the Burren Smokehouse, won an award for her personal efforts for the food industry. On 4th March 2015, in the stylish setting of th... Read more

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