Garrett’s Christmas Dinner Menu

Posted byClaire Barry

It’s our favourite time of year again, Christmastime at Garrett’s! Let us take the headache out of meal preparation by ordering from our full Christmas Dinner Menu. From succulent turkeys, hams and game to tasty stuffings, veggies and sides, we have got your festive dinner covered this year. To place your Christmas Dinner order CLICK HERE […]

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Fitness Friday

Posted byClaire Barry

Garrett and I have been training with the Limerick Kettlebell Club in Delta Sports Dome for about the last year. We both have always been into fitness however with work and children we haven’t been able to focus much attention on our fitness regime over the last few years.  However, with the boys getting a […]

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Urban Food Fest

Posted byClaire Barry

We were just blown away by the crowds at Limerick’s Urban Food Fest in the Limerick Milk Market on the evening of 16th June. Were you there to taste all the wonderful food that Limerick has to offer?   The organisers of the event were also ecstatic by the support of the public in Limerick […]

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Plans Are Afoot

Posted byClaire Barry

We are continuously innovating and progressing here at Garrett’s. As the saying goes ‘variety is the spice of life’ and we like to keep ourselves on our toes and mix things up a little!! We have lots of plans afoot for the coming few years and, fingers crossed, they will come to fruition. There are […]

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Garrett’s Gobblers

Posted byClaire Barry

We recently launched our range especially created for your little ones called Garrett’s Gobblers with the mighty Munster captain, CJ Stander. We have been working on this range for almost 3 years and we were just delighted to see it being finally launched. Having CJ help us out with this was just amazing. Check out all the […]

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Healthy Eating

Posted byClaire Barry

We all would like to think that we eat healthy. However, in reality, do we? There is a huge drive lately to be fit, healthy and strong. Recent articles in the weekend edition of the Irish Independent tell us that ‘strong is the new skinny’. Everyone seems to be running, jogging, cycling, weight training or walking. Also, lots of […]

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New York City

Posted byClaire Barry

Garrett and I, with our two boys, recently visited New York to meet with my first cousin who is a cop in Brooklyn (it’s oh so Irish!!) And of course, on every trip we go on, we make mandatory visits to butcher stores. Our two boys are not always so keen on this. However, when we […]

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Female Butchers

Posted byClaire Barry

There aren’t that many of us in Ireland.  We are a rarity unlike our male companions. My grandfather and father were butchers, so I was raised with butchering being a part of our daily lives. And this is how, it seems, most female butchers in Ireland have gotten into this trade, which is very male dominated. […]

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What Are You Eating?

Posted byClaire Barry

This is a good question and one that has been asked numerous times on the RTÉ television series that is currently in its first season. Click here for more on the series. Food is our fuel. And, to ensure we are “running” well like an engine, we need to ensure this food is of good quality. Sausages, […]

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McKenna Award Recognition Again

Posted byClaire Barry

We were delighted to receive the wonderful new review here from John and Sally McKenna recently on their McKennas’ Guides website. This marked our 2016 Award in the ‘Best in Ireland’ awards. John and Sally’s website illustrates all the very best in Irish Food. We particularly like this quote: And the result of all these appreciations is a […]

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Black Pudding the New Superfood

Posted byClaire Barry

Recent articles have declared that Black Pudding is the new superfood for 2016 such as this one here from January in The Guardian and this one here from The Irish Independent. Both quote that Black Pudding is high in iron and zinc, two minerals frequently missing from the modern diet. Our Black Pudding and White Pudding cakes […]

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Garrett’s Rewards Club

Posted byClaire Barry

Last week, a lady called to our Castletroy store with keys which she had found in a church in the Limerick area.  All she had recognised on the keys was a Garrett’s Rewards Club keyring tag. When this lady presented us with the keys in our Castletroy store, we were able to enter the tag number […]

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On A Road Trip…

Posted byClaire Barry

This week I am on another trip to the abattoir with our lovely Tamworths. To date, I have had little or no problems with loading them into the trailer and driving them to the abattoir.  Our pigs are always relaxed in my company and why wouldn’t they be.  They have known me since they were […]

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The Voyage So Far…

Posted byClaire Barry

So this week, I am giving you a little background on the “head honchos” at Team Garrett’s, aka Garrett and I! Garrett and I met in 1994, but it was brief as Garrett was moving to the USA and I was moving to France. During our time on different continents, we kept in touch… or, as […]

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Getting to Know Fiona…

Posted byClaire Barry

Let me properly introduce myself as I don’t believe I have. If my mother knew of this, I would be getting a good old fashioned clip around the ear! I am, Fiona Madigan, wife to Garrett, and we own and run Garrett’s – Limerick’s Quality Butcher. I was brought up on a farm with six older siblings and […]

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Welcome to Our New Website!!  

Posted bymandystafford

Welcome to a brand new look for Garrett’s as we launch our new site. We’ve been working on it now for quite a while and we do hope you all like it! We are constantly evolving here at Garrett’s and, for any of you who know us well, that is certainly what we like doing best. Innovation […]

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Christmas Is Coming…

Posted byClaire Barry

It’s kind of appropriate when launching our new site to look back at my very first blog post below. It will provide you with an introduction to myself and Garrett if you’re a first-time visitor. It’s also very timely, as we’re in the Christmas rush period once more… My husband Garrett and I are the […]

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