Keogh's Crisps

Home / Place / Keoghs Crisps

Keoghs Crisps

Keoghs Farm

Ever wondered who is behind those super tasty Keoghs crisps? Or what it might be like to work as a family producing one of Ireland's most loved snacks? Let us introduce you to the Keogh family - producers of delicious Irish crisps.

Travel Classics 2017
Travel Classics 2017 Location - Lyrath House Hotel

Good Food Ireland to feature at Travel Classics International Conference 2017 in Ireland on May 18th to 21st. Highlighting the premium quality of its approved collection, Good Food Ireland will connect some 60+ international journalists with Ireland's best authentic food experiences.

Oldtown,
Westpalstown
DublinDublin
Ireland

Overview

We all love crisps! Especially when they are made from homegrown potatoes, hand cooked crisp and golden. Keogh’s Crisp’s are near as damn it the closest you’ll get to firing up the deep fat fryer in your own kitchen..

The Keogh family have been farming in North County Dublin for two centuries.  Peter Keogh Senior worked the farm in the fifties. Potatoes are a speciality – famous in this region of Ireland. Keogh’s grow several varieties for the home market and for this exclusive range of crisps, made in the ‘crisping house’ on the farm. Peter is now at the helm of the business end of production, joined by sons Tom and Ross.  Peter’s brother Derek and his son Tony are charged with growing the best quality spuds for the job. A real family affair. Special crisp varieties like Lady Claire, Lady Rosetta and Verdi are specially grown for crisp making. Each bag of Keogh’s crisps has a unique ‘Spud Nav’, stating potato variety and field of growing, and the name of the person who cooked them. Traceablity is totally clear! 

From start to finish, the process of making and bagging Keogh’s crisps takes about 15 minutes. That’s fast.  Freshly harvested Keogh’s potatoes come in at one end of the house, to be sliced. Crisps are cooked in fresh high oleic sunflower oil in a deep fat fryer based on the American kettle. This is done by hand, slices turned gently in the hot oil for  crisp perfection. Crisps are then hand graded – only prime specimens make it into the bag! Those that pass the quality test are turned carefully in seasonings made from real ingredients. Flavours include Dubliner Cheese from West Cork, Irish Atlantic Sea Salt from the Beara Peninsula, Roast Beef and Waterford’s Dungarvan Black Rock Irish Stout, and Shamrock made with real shamrock grown in Ballinskellig’s County Kerry. Then they get put into a bag and sealed, ready for your enjoyment. That’s it. We like simple. 

  • Good Food Ireland | Artisan | The Bretzel Bakery
    artisan_foods

    Ask any Dubliner to name a bakery and most will find with 'The Bretzel' rolling off their tongue.

    Portobello, Dublin
  • Good Food Ireland | Artisan | The Market Butcher
    artisan_foods

    Butchers Michael Bermingham and Karl Freeman have been working in the meat business for more than 20 years.

    Rathcoole, Dublin
  • Good Food Ireland | Artisan | Butlers Pantry Sandycove
    artisan_foods

    The Butler’s Pantry Shops are heaven to walk into. We love them all.

    Sandycove, Dublin
  • Good Food Ireland | Artisan | Butlers Pantry Clontarf
    artisan_foods

    The Butler’s Pantry Shops are heaven to walk into. We love them all.

    Clontarf, Dublin
  • Good Food Ireland | Artisan | Butlers Pantry Donnybrook
    artisan_foods

    The Butler’s Pantry Shops are heaven to walk into. We love them all.

    Donnybrook, Dublin
  • Good Food Ireland | Artisan | Butlers Pantry Castleknock
    artisan_foods

    The Butler’s Pantry Shops are heaven to walk into. We love them all.

    Castleknock, Dublin
  • The Butler's Pantry
    artisan_foods

    The Butler’s Pantry Shops are heaven to walk into. We love them all.

    Blackrock, Dublin
  • artisan_foods

    The Butler’s Pantry Shops are heaven to walk into. We love them all.

    Blackrock, Dublin
  • The Butler's Pantry
    artisan_foods

    The Butler’s Pantry Shops are heaven to walk into. We love them all.

    Dublin 4, Dublin
  • Good Food Ireland | Places to Stay | The Merrion Hotel
    place_to_stay

    If you have a 'things to do before I die' list - a stay in The Merrion Hotel should be right up there on the top of it!

    Dublin, Dublin
  • Good Food Ireland | Producer | The Bretzel Bakery
    food_producers

    Ask any Dubliner to name a bakery and most will find with 'The Bretzel' rolling off their tongue.  Synonymous with Du

    Portobello, Dublin
  • Good Food Ireland | Pubs and Bars | No. 27 Bar and Lounge
    place_to_eat

    The No. 27 Bar & Lounge at The Shelbourne is the perfect place to relax after a busy day of retail therapy or exploring Dublin.

    Dublin
  • Good Food Ireland | Pubs and Bars | The Horseshoe Bar
    place_to_eat

    The Horseshoe Bar is one of Dublin's most infamous and unique bars attracting socialites, journalists, celebrities and more. Decorated with original artifacts and fascinating memorabilia the Horseshoe Bar is an experience not to be missed when visiting Dublin.

    Dublin
  • place_to_eat
    Dublin, Dublin
  • Good Food Ireland | Pubs and Bars | The Cellar Bar
    place_to_eat

    Bare bricked walls and vaulted ceilings provide the intimate atmosphere in The Cellar Bar, located in the 18th Centur

    Dublin
  • Good Food Ireland | Pubs and Bars | O'Neills Bar
    place_to_eat

    Just a few steps away from the glamorous shopping of Dublin's Grafton Street, and the historic site of Trinity Colleg

    Dublin, Dublin
  • place_to_eat

    Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks. Open daily from 12 noon. Ireland’s oldest wine venue, in the heart of Dublin (Docklands)

    Dublin
  • place_to_eat

    Great food & extensive wine list. Private dining & wine tastings, Open Mon-Sat. Intimate, elegant setting in the heart of Georgian Dublin.

    Dublin