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St. Patrick’s Day Gift Giving Idea

Looking for the perfect St. Patrick's Day gift?  Look no further than Noel Cunningham's Modern Irish Manners Guide by O'Brien Press.   This book is a wonderful read for anyone visiting Ireland and gives insight and confidence to travelers visiting, especially for the...

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St. Patrick’s Day Irish Chocolate Stout Cake

St. Patrick's day is almost here and I am busy party planning and recipe testing. As always, I gain a lot of my inspiration from the many weeks I spend in Ireland each year, leading  my Shamrock and Peach Tours and getting to taste the island. One trending cake that I...

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Outlander Returns and does not disappoint

With last weekend's exciting launch of Outlander, Season 5 many of us are becoming more and more intrigued with all things Scottish.  Lassie's are in search like never before for their very own Scottish version of Jamie (Sam Heughan) and flying across the Atlantic...

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Valentine’s Heavenly Food Pairing

Dark Chocolate and Blue Cheese is a divine food pairing combination!    It's an example of one of the many surprises guests have when they dine at the tables of modern Irish Chefs in Ireland.  The first time I tried this taste sensation was at the Lough Erne Resort at...

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St. Brigid and Lady Gregory

Today, according to the ancient Celtic calendar, we celebrate the first day of Spring, "Imbolc", also known as St. Bridgid's Day in Ireland. St. Bridgid is one of our Irish patron saints, symbolized by a cross made of rushes that are traditionally hung on doors to...

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New Year with a Dublin Lawyer!

Happy New Year everyone, and yes I know I grabbed your attention with that headline, right? - Fear not though, I'm not about to advocate for Irish lawyers everywhere, but instead start the new year with a fabulous seafood recipe called 'Dublin Lawyer' which is really...

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Irish Christmas Blessing’s

The shorter Winter days, along with cooler and longer nights draw us to cozy comfort foods and festive holiday baked treats.  Being an Irish implant in Atlanta, Georgia has given me a sense of appreciation of our Christmas traditions are rooted in the beliefs of the...

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Wild Atlantic Way June 28th to July 5th 2020

So what is the Wild Atlantic Way?  How does 2,500 Km of spectacular Irish coastlines, epic craggy cliffs, wild landscapes and hidden sandy beaches sound to you?  Next summer we will launch a new tour route that will stretch from the northern heights of Slieve League...

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Ireland -Land of Saints and Scholars

In Ireland's core you will not only find its oldest pub, but one of its finest early Monastic sites.  The Monastery at Clonmacnoise dates back to AD 544 when St. Ciaran,who studied under St. Finian at Clonard Abbey, founded the site. Considering its central  ancient...

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