Ballycotton Seafood (Midleton)

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Ballycotton Seafood is a family-run business which supplies a wealth of quality fresh Irish fish caught along the south coast of Ireland. One place that you can get your hands on some of this fabulous fish and seafood is at its shop on Main Street Midleton in Cork. The shop has a vast array of fresh seafood and freshly prepared pre-cooked seafood dishes.

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A few miles to the east of Cork city is the market town of Midleton, where Ballycotton Seafood have a retail shop. This is a family owned and run business with three other outlets, including a shop in nearby Garryvoe, a premises in Hazelwood Shopping Centre Glanmire on the outskirts of Cork city and a stall at the English Market in the city centre.

Ballycotton Seafood in Cork is built around fresh fish caught primarily by the local fishing fleet off the south coast of Ireland. Richard Walsh started the company in 1985 based on fish landed on Ballycotton pier, Cork. He once said that controlling your own fishing fleet guarantees supply and quality fresh fish. This is a statement that has proven to be true, if the quality of the fish his company supplies is anything to go by.

Ballycotton Seafood supplies an impressive range of fresh and smoked fish. Equipped with their own smokehouse they produce artisan seafood and smoked fish that is terrifically flavoursome. The fresh fish available includes everything from John Dory and gurnard, to cod and monkfish. They also supply pure crab meat, along with a selection of other shellfish. Ballycotton Seafood is the place to go if you’re looking for quality seafood of any description.

From retail to wholesale to export, Ballycotton Seafood prides itself on a full range of fresh fish all prepared, packed and dispatched from its processing plant at Garryvoe. From here it is exported throughout Europe and sent to retailers and wholesalers here in Ireland. You can also purchase its products through the Ballycotton Seafood Stall at the English Market in Cork city, the Ballycotton Seafood Shop in the centre of Midleton, the shop in Garryvoe and the shop in Hazelwood Shopping Centre Glanmire.

Ballycotton Seafood (Midleton)

The Ballycotton Seafood shop in Midleton in County Cork is stocked full of every possible fish you can imagine, all caught fresh off the south coast of Ireland.


Ballycotton Seafood is a member of Board Bia Origin Green which is a national sustainability programme. Members of Origin Green have targets in key areas of sustainability, such as raw material sourcing, emissions, energy, waste, water, biodiversity and social sustainability including health and wellness.

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