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  • 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
  • 3rd March 2015 London - St. Patrick's Day hotspot 2015

    This year, the Burren Smokehouse will be present in different London locations all at once! Birgitta and her daughters Róisín and Sarah will be delighting not only the Irish diaspora when they do tastings in Harrods and Fortnum & Mason (Selfridges to be confirmed), and sell our salmon on two ... Read more
  • 26th February 2015 Forum for Foodies

    In it's third year, the Foodie Forum in the GMIT (Galway Mayo Institute of Technology) in Galway offered a greatly balanced programme during its one-day event on 27 January 2015. On the one hand, stalls manned by local and artisan food producers had tastings ready for the (culinary) students a... Read more
  • 23rd February 2015 Appearance on Holiday Show

    There was a time in autumn of last year (2014), when we had one film crew after another visiting the Burren Smokehouse. One of them was the Holiday Show produced for the Irish TV station TV3. The aim of that show is to promote Irish holiday destinations. And let's face it, we have an awful lot of... Read more
  • 13th February 2015 Historical Beef relaunch In the USA

    You might not know it but the Irish #beef is regarded among the best in the world by foodies. And fortunately, the Irish beef farmers will be able to export it again to the United States after 16 years of an import ban of all European beef following the BSE crisis. Ireland is to date the only EU ... Read more
  • 10th February 2015 The mysterious Valentine

    Valentine's Day - who in the English-speaking world is not thinking of the "Day of Love" where the significant other in one's life is being spoiled with a gift to express love? While this day and the fairly recent custom of sending cards, flowers, chocolates and other gifts is now closely asso... Read more
  • 20th October 2014 Ambassador for Intertrade Ireland

    The Burren Smokehouse was recognised as shining light of the Irish SME sector in a recent reception at the Mansion House and the Residence of the Irish President, the Áras an Uachtaráin. The InterTradeIreland Business Ambassador initiative was launched on 8th October 2014. As an Ambassador, ou... Read more
  • 1st October 2014 Winterage Weekend in the Burren

    The Burren Winterage Weekend is possibly the most unique and special one of all the festivals held in the Burren. It will take place from 24th - 26th October 2014. In a nutshell, the festival connects the present with the past - the way things were done even just a few decades back. This commu... Read more
  • 16th September 2014 "It's a wrap!" - Mare TV in Ireland

    At the beginning of September, we had the pleasure of having a film crew with us for two days who are shooting for a TV station called Norddeutscher Rundfunk in Northern Germany. The programme they were filming the documentary for is called Mare TV and is taking an interest in the lives of peo... Read more

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