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Quality and Tradition

Quality is a word that Graham gets passionate about. He feels that poor quality imported smoked salmon gives the process a bad name. “It puts people off when they try a slimy, rubbery product and it is more difficult to convert them back again.”
Getting people to try his products gives Graham a real buzz. “I love to see the effect it has on people when they try something new.

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The Old Convent Kitchen Delights to Tease your palate

A perfect Romantic or Honeymoon Retreet for Valentine’s W/end. There’s nowhere in Ireland even remotely like Dermot and Christine Gannon’s restaurant with accommodation. We spent our 10th Anniversary here and it was a Wow! factor from start to finish. It is in a beautiful, un-spoilt  area, near the scenic ‘Vee’ in the Knockmealdown Mountains, and…

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Slow Food Galway Winter Bash

This month Slow Food Galway had their bi-monthly gathering Winter Bash at ArdBia/Nimmos.We enjoyed a warming venison and barley stew in the welcoming environment at ArdBia/Nimmos on the Spanish Arch. The theme of the evening: What is a Slow Food? Here people had to bring along a food product that you think embodies the principle…

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Rua’s Christmas Food & Wine Fair

Join us this Saturday 5th December. Come and see everything RUA have for Christmas this Saturday at the delicatessen on Spencer street, Castlebar. Graham Roberts from Connemara Smokehouse and Enrico from Grape circus will be there giving tasters of some of their fabulous smoked fish and wines, and there will also offering samples to taste…

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Leenane Food Festival 09′

The region has many award-winning food producers, and the Leenane Food Festival intends to bring all together as a celebration of our food history and as an opportunity for foodies everywhere to get a real taste of Connemara.The Leenane Food Festival aims to bring the flavours and quality food products of Connemara to all. Two top Good Food Ireland Members Graham & Saoirse Roberts-Connemara Smokehouse and Derry Clare-L’Ecrivain Restaurant Dublin.

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Taispeantas Cois Fharraige celebrating 30 years

Taispeantas Cois Fharraige is celebrating 30 years. This years Agricultural Show has some extra activities Starting with two large marquees one full of local artisian producer with wonderful food to sample and purchase. Second art and crafts along with their very own Baby Bonny Contest and Dog show. You will find something for everyone, come…