Connemara Smokehouse

Galway & The West

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Connemara Smokehouse

Since its foundation in the 1970s by John and Bridget Roberts, Connemara Smokehouse has stood as one of Ireland's most esteemed and time-honoured smokehouses. The Roberts family has even achieved global recognition as masters of the traditional Irish fish-smoking craft. At Connemara Smokehouse, only the utmost quality wild and organic salmon, tuna, mackerel, trout, and herrings sourced from the wild Atlantic Ocean are carefully selected for smoking. Located on the picturesque Connemara coast in County Galway, the smokehouse has evolved into a cherished destination for visitors. Year after year, enthusiasts of fine cuisine gather to witness firsthand the meticulous craftsmanship of the Roberts family, as they continue to create the world's most exquisite smoked seafood delicacies.

Shopping

When it comes to shopping, Galway boasts a mix of high-street stores, boutique shops, markets, and independent retailers, making it an excellent destination for shopping enthusiasts. Its main shopping area is along Shop Street, a pedestrianised street lined with shops, restaurants, and cafés. Here you can find popular high-street stores such as H&M, River Island, and Zara, as well as local boutiques offering unique and handcrafted items. Galway also has a number of markets, including the Galway Market, which is held every Saturday and Sunday in the city's historic St Nicholas Church. And if you're looking for a more upscale shopping experience, the city also has the Eyre Square Shopping Centre, which has over 70 shops, including department stores, fashion boutiques, and speciality shops.