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  • 23rd March 2017 Burren Slow Food Festival - make a weekend out of it!

    The next Burren Slow Food Festival will be a firework of highlights for (aspiring) foodies and drink connoisseurs! Irish Gin as well as Irish Raw Cheeses take pride of place this year. A lot of talks, tastings (very important!) and other events will be scheduled around those subjects, but we a... Read more
  • 6th March 2017 Embassies spoilt for St. Patrick's Day

    On St. Patrick's Day (17 March 2017), our Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon alongside other Irish delicacies like meats and cheeses will be sent to over 150 Irish embassies all over the world. Bord Bía - through Sheridans Cheesemongers - organises the dispatch of 150 food hampers to embassies... Read more
  • 2nd March 2017 Turn green - for St. Patrick's Day!

    Did you know that the month of March has been declared the "Irish American Heritage Month" since 1991? Equally important, it is also the month in which the whole world seems to be celebrating St. Patrick's Day: numerous buildings and landmarks like the London Eye, the Table Mountain in Cape Town,... Read more
  • 27th January 2017 Irish Independent: "Forkful's Speedy Supper" idea

      Aoife McElwain from the Irish Independent newspaper wrote an article published in December 2016 which gives a recipe and some ideas what to do with Smoked Salmon. One idea was to put together a colourful salmon platter for a socialising occasion like a potluck - easy to transport... Read more
  • 20th January 2017 The Burren - not only for archaeologists and botanists!

    The US American tour operator The Destination Company wrote a beautiful blog post about the Burren as a foodie destination par excellence. Many restaurants got a mention, but also activity providers like Wild Kitchen for foraging walks, and the Burren Food Fayre which takes place annually at t... Read more
  • 2nd December 2016 Independently tasted

    An article in the Irish Independent newspaper published on 2 December 2016 caught our attention...

    In a timely fashion, the Irish Independent organised a tasting of seven different organic salmon - tough job, but somebody's got to do it!

    And this is the r... Read more

  • 3rd November 2016 Two very personal awards for Birgitta

    We are very happy to report that Birgitta Curtin of Burren Smokehouse has won two awards. They are both personal awards that Birgitta has worked very hard for. During the Best of a Decade Awards Ceremony,  Good Food Ireland celebrated Irish Food Heroes and gave out awards in various categories... Read more
  • 20th October 2016 A Weekend of Burren Festivals this October Bank Holiday

    The Burren and Lisdoonvarna are the place to be this October bank holiday weekend this year! There is so much going on: The Burren Winterage Weekend, organised by Burrenbeo Trust, is a firework of all to do with Farming in the Burren - Herdman's Walks, Farm Demonstrations, talks and music.... Read more
  • 6th October 2016 Shortlisted - National Organic Awards by Bord Bía

    The Burren Cold Smoked Irish Organic Salmon was shortlisted in the Best Prepared Product category. It is one of two products from County Clare which were shortlisted. The National Organic Awards, held in association with Bord Bia and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, are a ce... Read more
  • 16th September 2016 Irish Quality Food Awards 2016 - the Results

    As already reported earlier, some of the Burren Smokehouse products were shortlisted for this year's awards. We are very happy to share with you that two of our products were rated "HIGHLY COMMENDED" by the judges of the competition. These products are: Burren Hot Smoked Irish Organic Salmo... Read more

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