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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...

RTE Toy Show in Ireland

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Christmas Time and Irish Tradition

Renting in Ireland: the Benefits

One of the (many) benefits of living in Ireland is the ease of renting a home. In America, whether you are moving out of...

Easy bouquet in Ireland

It is nearly December and the fields in Ireland remain a brilliant emerald green. The leaves have fallen off many trees but evergreens and...

Chocolate Ginger Florentines an Irish handmade treat

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Indulge yourself with an Irish treat; Dark Chocolate and Ginger Florentines.

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...

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...

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...

Snow in Ireland

Last night our beautiful green island was covered in snow; at least in our area. I think it must have snowed about 2 inches...

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,...