Normandy Vintage Car Club Visit

April 29th, 2014

A beautiful Monday morning and twelve vintage cars traveling Ireland visit Connemara Smokehouse from Normandy France for a Smokehouse Tour with Nicolas.

#Économusée #WildAtlanticWay

©Saoirse O'Rourke

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St. Patrick’s Day Clifden with Clifden Comhaltas

March 17th, 2014

St. Patrick’s Day Clifden with some ceol agus craic.


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St. Patrick’s Parade Roundstone

March 16th, 2014

Local school celebrated St. Patrick’s Day  a day early in Roundstone this year. With a 60′s vibe…

©Saoirse O'Rourke

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Irelands 1st Économusée Networking & Business Forum & Showcase

March 11th, 2014

The first all Ireland Artisans at Work ÉCONOMUSÉE Networking & Business Forum was held in Ballinahown Co. Westmeath where the first Irish Économusée Celtic Roots opened.

At the Forum an All Ireland brochure was launched by Carl-Éric Guertin, Chief Executive Officer of the International Économusée Network Society Québec. 7 artisans in the Irish network of crafters & producers Celtic Roots Studio, Connemara Smokehouse & Visitors Centre, Ireland, St. Tola Irish Organic Goat Cheese, Breeogue Pottery, Scullion Hurls, Broighter Gold Rapeseed Oil & The Steensons all showcased their produce of high quality products.

Also attending on the day Kevin Heanue & Bridin McIntyre Teagasc, Maxime Sizaret & Tierna Mullan Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust Discover Northern Ireland & Failte Ireland.


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First Smokehouse Tour 2014

March 5th, 2014

First Connemara Smokehouse Tour of Season with European Rural Development & Tourism in connection with Made in Galway. #Économusée #WildAtlanticWay

©Saoirse O'Rourke

Connemara Smoked Salmon on Scallion Pancakes

March 4th, 2014

Scallion Pancake SS sour cream

Simple, Light & fluffy.  Perfect Smoked Salmon & Scallion savoury pancakes for breakfast, brunch, Pancake Tuesday or just for that weekend treat…

Serves 2+



1 cup self-raising flour

1 cup Milk

1 Egg

2/3 diced scallion (Leave a little a side for garnish)



I tub of Créme Sour Cream

200g Connemara Smokehouse Smoked Salmon

1 Lemon rind



Pre-head a large non-stick frying pan.

Place all ingredients (flour, milk, egg, scallion leaving a little a side) into a bowl & mix.

Lightly grease the pan with butter or oil.

Cook large spoonfuls of batter until bubbles burst on the surface.

Flip and cook other side until golden brown.

Serve on a warm plate with a dollop of sour cream sprinkled with diced scallion & grated lemon rind.