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  • 5th March 2018 Sneak preview for Burren Slow Food Festival

    Like last year, the Burren Slow Food Festival will be held in the middle of May under the motto “TASTE THE ATLANTIC – A SEAFOOD JOURNEY”. The organisers of the festival will be launching it at the end of March at Niall Sabongi's Klaw Café in Dublin, with members of the press invited to the lau... Read more
  • 1st March 2018 An Unconventional Pairing: The Best Ways to Enjoy Salmon and Coffee

    When you think of coffee and salmon, it is likely that you think of them separately. However, enjoying coffee with salmon is possible (and delicious!). Although they may seem like an unlikely pairing, the flavours of coffee and salmon work well with each other. Whether blended toge... Read more

  • 23rd February 2018 We won the Green Awards!

    Now in its tenth year, the Green Awards 2018 gala ceremony celebrated the achievements of environmentally minded businesses and organisations in Ireland. The Burren Smokehouse was first shortlisted and then announced the winner of the Green Seafood Business Award category! The Green Seafood... Read more
  • 12th February 2018 A celebration of influential women

    The first day of February is not only the beginning of spring in the Celtic world, but also St. Brigid's Day, or Lá Fhéile Bríde. You probably have seen crosses made from rushes on this day - they serve to protect homes from evil and harm. Birgitta followed an invitation to a celebration of St... Read more
  • 5th February 2018 Audiotravels discovers Ireland's tasty side

    Seaweed salad, sea salt ice cream, algae cheese - all this can be discovered and tasted when you come to the southwest coast of Ireland!

    Audiotraveller Henry Barchet has met with Irleand's culinary innovators and was very surprised ... Read more

  • 29th January 2018 Foodie City Galway, Ed Sheeran and our Salmon

    What is the link between Ed Sheeran, Galway and the Burren Smokehouse? Find out in a great article from Pól Ó Conghaile in yesterday's Irish Independent! Here a little extract, but it's worth reading the whole article: "The guesthouse: The Heron's Rest Seen the video for Ed Sheeran's 'Gal... Read more
  • 15th January 2018 Culinary surprise: Ireland!

    If you have not visited Ireland for a while, you might be in for a surprise next time you travel to the Emerald Isle. 20 years ago - even less than that - most pubs just offered cooked salmon fillets with chips (called French fries in North America) and bacon & cabbage, an Iris... Read more
  • 12th January 2018 Prepped for health and convenience

      The Armada Hotel in Spanish Point has something new on offer that would make the lives of many people less busy, and healthier at the same time. Peter Jackson, executive chef at the Armada Hotel in Spanish Point, Co. Clare, has teamed up with a few experts in the field... Read more
  • 28th November 2017 Investment in the future

    The Burren Smokehouse is delighted to report that it received a grant for the renewal of slicing processes and separation of food production areas under the Seafood Capital Investment Scheme from BIM (Bord Iascaigh na Mhara). The scheme is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Uni... Read more
  • 3rd November 2017 Irish Times highlights the Burren as food destination

    We have been very happy to learn about the Michelin star that was awarded to our neighbours, Lisdoonvarna's Wild Honey Inn, last month. What an achievement to be noticed by the judges - all the more when it is an establishment in the far west of the country! (Not that we are saying that we are lo... Read more

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