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Light of the world in Galway.

Light of the world in Galway.

When exploring Galway it may be easy to miss Ireland's largest medieval church. Saint Nicholas Collegiate church is tucked in the middle of Galway's medieval city center. The building was founded back in 1320 and dedicated to the Patron Saint of Seafarers, Saint...

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Happy New Year 2022

Happy New Year 2022

Wishing all my friends and followers a very happy, healthy and prosperous 2022. Reflecting back on 2021, it's been another tough year for travel and cooking events, but as a new year approaches hope is the light that shines brightly towards our future. Our hearts are...

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Announcing New Cookbook ‘A Return to Ireland’

Announcing New Cookbook ‘A Return to Ireland’

We are excited to announce some good news about our long awaited cookbook. 'A Return to Ireland' will be released in August 2022. The book will be published by Hatherleigh Press who distribute in partnership with Penguin Random House, Our publishers are dedicated to...

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Belfast Movie Review

Belfast Movie Review

Last night my husband and I attended the premier showing of the movie 'Belfast' with the Irish Network and Aris Theater company at the Regal Perimeter, here in Atlanta. We must have been some of the last to leave last night talking after the move, so glad to get out...

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Going Home

Going Home

After not seeing my family in Ireland for 2 long years, I am finally getting ready to fly home this month. For those of us who love to travel the pandemic has been so hard with many cancelled trips. So, this season with all it's...

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Follow the Old Road to Ireland

Follow the Old Road to Ireland

When traveling to another country taking time to read about the culture and history enriches your experiences. During this time of continuing travel restrictions, as we look forward to a returning to the Celtic lands, why not get lost in some great books? A good...

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The Highland Clans

The Highland Clans

Guests who travel with me are always asking for book recommendations before visiting Ireland and Scotland, and I thought it would be fun to begin a new blog series sharing a few of my best reads with you. Some of you may have seen the historian and author Alistair...

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Irish Iced Coffee

Irish Iced Coffee

Irish coffee is undoubtedly a beverage famous the world over! The genius combination of strong black coffee, cream and Irish Whiskey can be enjoyed iced in the summer months when we crave cooling refreshing drinks. As for the history of this most famous Irish brew, it...

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Black Velvet-if you please!

Black Velvet-if you please!

Why not add a little sparkle in to your Guinness... with a little Champagne?  The Black velvet is a special cocktail made with equal parts Champagne and Guinness., and a splash of blackcurrant liquor.  The drink was created om 1861 by a bartender in London to mourn...

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Nana’s Lemon Meringue Pie

Nana’s Lemon Meringue Pie

Easter is here and Spring has Sprung! Please allow me to wish you all a very Happy Easter, and in spite of the difficult season we have had, it is my hope is that you are still finding joy in the little things. Baking desserts is one of those simple pleasures that...

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