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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...

Our version of the Pallet Wall in Ireland

As I wrote in my last post, the ease of renting and finding a home in Ireland has been amazing, especially after having moved...

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...

Bathroom Light Switches in Ireland

Light switches are a funny thing in Ireland, at least to this former American construction worker/home builder. I’m used to walking into the bathroom,...

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...

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...

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...

RTE Toy Show in Ireland

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Christmas Time and Irish Tradition

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...

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...