Monster Blue Fin Tuna Catch Arrives In Dublin

IMG 6040

If you were walking through Drury Street today you might have seen what looked like Jaws being delivered to Super Miss Sue, it was in fact a giant Atlantic Blue Fin Tuna. The first blue fin tuna of the short three week season in Ireland was caught and delivered to their door for slicing and dicing for specials in their restaurant along with Dillingers, The Butcher Grill and 777.

IMG 6034

The fish was caught in Castletownbere, Cork and head chef Karl managed to get first dibs. The monster of a fish weighs in at 120kg and is over 7 foot long and 2 foot wide. The catch was unusually early, usually the short season begins in September, and is the very first Blue Fin Tuna caught in Irish waters this year. Which means Dubliners get to sink their teeth into it before anyone else in the country!

IMG 6058

If you’re curious to try out this monster and see what it’s like there will be specials in each of the restaurants above for the rest of the week.

IMG 6036

Written By

Emma Kenneally

Obsessed with all things food related, Emma is either thinking about food, talking about food, cooking food or eating food.