French Trip College Saumur Balzac and Chalonne-sur-Loire

Artisan food and crafts from Connemara took centre stage in France, with a number of local producers exhibiting at the Wine Festival Chalonnes-sur-Loire. Graham Roberts, co-proprietor of the Connemara Smokehouse, was promoting his company’s smoked salmon at the annual festival, which is organised by the Brotherhood of Fins Gousiers d’Anjou. Graham also did a talk…

Connemara Smokehouse

Connemara meets Chalonnes-sur-Loire

Local Irish Producers & Organisations representing Connemara at the Anjou Wine Festival 54éme Fête Des Vins D’Anjou Samedi 23 & Dimanche 24 Février 2013 Chalonnes-sur-Loire Connemara Smokehouse Galway Hooker Brewery Shierdan Cheeses McGeough’s Airdried Meats Kelly’s Oysters Marty’s Mussels Crafters from “Made in Galway Org.  

Connemara Smokehouse


It is no surprise that we see food tourists flocking to the West coast, considering Europeans have always had a strong interest in our fish…..while The Connemara Smokehouse, and people like Graham, are out there, it surely won’t take long for the country to realise what we have on our own doorstep.

Connemara Smokehouse

A Portrait of Clifden Photo Book

Photos from the launch of our first photobook titled ‘A Portrait of Clifden – The Town in its Bicentenary’. The book was launched on the night by Marie Mannion from Galway County Council Heritage Office and by Tom Welby, Mayor of County Galway. A big thanks to Connemara Chamber of Commerce, Galway County Council Heritage…