Pagan Rituals? Samhain and Halloween It’s always a good time for another round of pagan rituals! The Celtic festival of Lughnasadh has come and gone, putting on
Porter Beer! Explaining the Stout Irish Why ‘porter beer’? Isn’t that Irish dark beer just called ‘stout’? Yes, it is of course a stout…and a porter. …Ahem…..and
Poteen: The Irish Liquor Poteen? What’s all this nonsense about? Everyone knows the national drink of Ireland is _ _ _ _ _ (_) _. Well,
Irish Potatoes: The Spud in Irish Food Traditions In this series of articles titled Irish Potatoes: The Spud in Irish Food Traditions we take an extensive
Best of Ireland The best Irish food and ‘best of Ireland’ generally have much in common: both are ‘real’, ‘straight up’. Indeed, so much do the Irish people
Celtic Festival: Lúnasa Every Celtic festival is rooted in the land. But the most deeply embedded has to be that taking place at the start of August.
Potato Farm: Before the Great Irish Famine The potato farm and its dominance of Irish life forms the focus of this fourth part in the series Irish
Potatoes in Ireland: Roots of Romance Part III in the series of articles Irish Potatoes: The Spud in Irish Food Traditions. The first part saw the first
Cooking Liver: Offal Meat’s Nutrition Benefits There was a once-upon-a-time when cooking liver was the done thing. But we’re not talking back in the days of St.
Potatoes from Ireland:Sealed with a Kiss This is the second in the series of articles Irish Potatoes: The Spud in Irish Food Traditions exploring the Irish love
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