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St. Brigid and Lady Gregory

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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Orange Marmalade Bread Pudding with a Wee bit of Whiskey Sauce

Orange Marmalade Bread Pudding with a Wee bit of Whiskey Sauce

Bread pudding was always a staple in our home, growing up on our family farm in Ireland. The colder Irish climate makes us crave warm comforting desserts to fill the heart and tummy in dark winter nights. My mother used to make a lighter version for our family when...

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New Year with a Dublin Lawyer!

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

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

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

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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Ireland’s Oldest Pub and the Birth Place of Irish Whiskey

Ireland’s Oldest Pub and the Birth Place of Irish Whiskey

Athlone is a medieval town in the center of Ireland with a huge 12th Century Norman Castle and just beside it, you will discover the oldest bar in Ireland, and perhaps in the world no less! Yes, Sean's Bar in the heart of Ireland is recorded in the Guinness Book of...

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A Cork City Gem and Keeper of Secrets

A Cork City Gem and Keeper of Secrets

If you ever have a chance to visit Cork you will find St. Barre's Cathedral tucked away near the heart of  the city in the South side of the River Lee. The looming spires are easy to spot in the sky line but navigating through Cork's one way system and the narrow...

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The Irish – Rich in family and friends

The Irish – Rich in family and friends

The most rewarding thing about being a tour operator is sharing joy and creating memories for guests who travel with Shamrock and Peach Tours. I work really hard to tick all the boxes with luxury travel, selecting interesting and historical top notch 4 and 5 star...

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Lightning strikes twice for Rory McIlroy

Lightning strikes twice for Rory McIlroy

  They say "lightening never strikes the same place twice", except for Rory McIlroy, who just won his second Fed Ex tour championship in four years!  I was cheering on Sunday's big win for my Northern Irish homeland and Rory McIlroy!  The FedEx 2019 tour...

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