Connemara Smokehouse

The West

If you’re curious to discover how the area’s famous salmon is smoked, you can tour the family-run Connemara Smokehouse (tel 095-23739; www.smokehouse.ie; Bunowen Pier, Ballyconneely; tours 3pm Wed Jun-Aug). Tours show you the hand filleting, traditional preparation, slicing and packing of the wild and organic salmon, and shed light on various smoking methods…