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RTE Toy Show in Ireland

Christmas Time and Irish Tradition

How To Build A Turf Fire In Your Stove

How To Build A Turf Fire
I've been wanting to write on this topic for some time now. It may seem trivial to some and probably humorous to my Irish...

Blackberry Season in Ireland

‘Tis the season! Berry picking in Ireland. I ran out of my precious stock of last year’s frozen blackberries a little over a month ago and...

An Ordinary Day In Ireland

It was an ordinary day today, an ordinary day in Ireland that is. At 6 am I woke up to the sound of lambs bleating...

Ms. “P’s” Irish Scones Recipe

I don’t believe I know a single Irish woman who doesn’t know how to make a good cup of tea and a few scones...

Ordinary Laundry in Ireland

Ordinary Laundry Days in Ireland. Clothes on the line.
Rachel posted about Irish Laundromats so I thought I’d share about an ordinary day doing laundry in Ireland for those who are interested. My little...

Spring in Ireland and the Irish Calendar

daffodils are an amazing part of Spring in Ireland
It is spring in Ireland, or so they say; here we follow the Irish calendar... where SPRING is: February, March, and April; SUMMER: May, June, July; AUTUMN: August,...

My Top 10 Irish Sayings…plus 8 extras

ahhh sure, she's a grand old country if you could only roof her.
Many say the Irish have the “gift of the gab,” though that may be just a generalization, I have found it true that many...

Clean a Kettle in Ireland

Limescale is a problem in our area. Learning how to clean a kettle is the solution. We use water filters for our drinking water...

Discovering Mud Puddles and thinking about Wellies

Yesterday, I took my baby girl out for a walk. The sky was clear and the weather not too cold, unlike today, which is...

Extraordinary Authors

Heather Cammack
Rachel Miller
Gregory Margas