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Quinlan’s Kerry Fish

Quinlan’s Kerry Fish have become famous for providing the very best Wild, Organic and Superior Smoked Salmon and Fresh seafood to customers in Kerry and across the world. Our family Seafood business based in Caherciveen, Co Kerry on the South West coast of Ireland was started in 1960 and continues to be managed by our father Michael Quinlan and ourselves, Liam, Ronan and Fintan.

Family Passion!

Since 1960 the company operated as Kerryfish. Since 2000 the business has expanded and the Fish Shops and Seafood bars are branded under the Quinlans name.
We supply the finest sustainable seafood from Irelands west coast to customers all over the world and we are proud of our reputation for fresh fish and the very best Wild Organic and Superior Irish Smoked Salmon. Put simply Fresh Fish and Smoked Salmom are a passion for our family!

Our philosophy is to use artisan skills, age-old recipes and the finest fresh ingredients to bring our customers the best Wild, Organic and Superior Irish Smoked Salmon. We carefully select, cure and smoke the finest Atlantic Salmon to produce our Award Winning Wild Organic and Superior Irish Smoked Salmon

In 1998 Kerryfish started to sell its internationally renowned Wild, Organic and Superior Irish Smoked Salmon via the Internet. From our website you can order a very special gift of Wild, Organic or Superior Irish Smoked Salmon, and we can deliver anywhere in the world.

Meet our team

Michael Quinlan
Michael Quinlan set up Kerryfish in Renard, Co. Kerry in 1960 which has since gone from strength to strength. Michael is passionate about seafood, his native county Kerry and of course the Kerry Football team. He is a veteran of the Irish seafood industry having build up the Kerryfish and Quinlan’s brands over the last 55 years. Michael continues to be very much involved in the day to day operations of the company and is always on-hand to share his seafood knowledge and expertise with customers and staff.
Liam Quinlan
Liam who is Michael’s eldest son seems to spend alot of his time these days travelling the globe to pick up such prestigious awards as ‘The Great Taste’ in London, ‘Kerry Business of the Year’ in Kerry among others. As well as this, Liam’s main objective is to ensure that all customers are supplied with the freshest of fish and to respond to their comments and suggestions as part of the company’s policy to ensure ongoing customer satisfaction.
Ronan Quinlan
Ronan is responsible for coordinating  Operations, Quality Control the Production Process at Renard. In short he keeps the show on the road! Ronan is the company’s “master smoker”, a skill which he learnt from his father Michael. He is ridiculously passionate about Smoked Salmon and treats each individual Fish with tender love and care.
Fintan Quinlan
Fintan works with the company’s fishing partners and boats in order to ensure that the ultra fresh fish gets from the quayside to customers with the minimum of fuss. Fintan also oversees Quinlan’s Fish Shops and Online Shop and has been the driving force behing the best website for Fresh Fish and Smoked Salmon in Ireland.
Extended Team
Whilst the Quinlan family members above are the backbone of the company, they are also assisted in their day-to-day activities  by a very dedicated team of staff who specialise in production, customer care, retail, hospitality, administration and food safety management systems.
Policy and Objectives
The Quinlan family and its dedicated team of staff continually strive to ensure ongoing customer satisfaction and adherance to HACCP and food safety management requirements among others in order to ensure top quality is delivered from ‘Tide to Table’.

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