Chondrus Crispus is used worldwide as a ( Carraigín Moss Seaweed)
mousse, as a dessert and as a healthy gelling agent in savoury dishes.
It is also use to treat 'cold' and flu symptoms. It contains vitamins
A, B1, B12, C and K, Iodine, Calcium, Copper, Phosphorus, Sodium
and Potassium Chloride, therefore, it is nutritionally beneficial as
a supplement for the health conscious and vegetarians.
This edible seaweed has been handpicked using a sustainable method
and dried in the traditional manner The seaweed we supply has been
collected by hand in the traditional manner from the foreshore on
As we source our Carraigín from the sparkling clean sea waters
on the foreshore of Inis Oírr in the Aran Islands, where the Atlantic
waves ensure only the best Carraigín reaches maturity, we are
confidently offering you the best.
Sea Spaghetti (Ruánach, Himanthalia Elongata)
contains protein, fat, carbs, Vit C, calcium, iodine, iron,
magnesium, manganese and sodium. This all natural sea
vegetable is very versatile and can be added to rice,
pasta dishes, casseroles and omelettes, just a small amount.
It can be used raw, boiled, steamed or deep fried. If using
raw, first cover with cold water and refrigerate for between
8 and 24hours. Our Himanthalia Elongata is sourced locally
on the island, and packed in resealable bags to ensure freshness,
and for customer convenience.
Duileasc/Dulse /Dillisk (Palmaria Palmata) comes in
two different forms. The larger variety is called Duileasc
or Dillisk, and the smaller variety is called Creathnach
or Shell Dulse. The two are similar except that the latter
grows on small mussels rather than on rock or on the
steps of Laminaria Hyperborea plants, hence the smaller size.
Duileasc is rich in protein, fat, carbs, Vits A, B1, B2,
B3, B6, B12, C, E, beta-carotene, calcium, iodine, iron,
magnesium, manganese, sodium and zinc, packed with
goodness! Palmaria Palmata is often added as an ingredient
to bread, salsa, chowder, soups and salads. It can also
be eaten raw and is often served as a bar snack. Our
Inis Oírr Duileasc is available in resealable bags, and is ready to eat.
Nori (Sleabhcán, Porphyra) contains protein, fat, carbs,
Vits B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, C, E, beta-carotene, calcium,
iodine, iron, magnesium, manganese, sodium and zinc.
Sleabhcán has some of the highest levels of protein
the lowest iodine of any seaweed, making it one of the
best seaweed for protein intake. It can be steamed,
boiled, and used as a vegetable. It is also used in biscuit
and bread making (laver bread especially). It is harvested
from the rocky shore of Inis Oírr, and is found to be small,
sweet and of high quality.
This Sleabhcán has been continuously bathed by pure, clean,
mighty Atlantic waves and packed by us for your enjoyment.
To order any of our seaweed products contact us at or 099-75979