Category Archives: Typically Irish

The best Pubs in Dublin!

The first image springing to mind when asked about Ireland is in most cases a pub. There are some knock-offs in every country, but they cannot hold up to a true Irish Pub.  And since I am relatively new to … Continue reading

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All about St. Patrick’s Day…

It is well known that St. Patricks Day is celebrated all around the world with various parades and events being held to honour the man himself, the patron saint of Ireland! So who is St. Patrick and what did he do?? Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day in Dublin – where else?!

Hiya Folks, I can’t believe St. Patrick’s Day (and the long free weekend ) is upon us already! Living in Dublin now, I’m obviously at the heart of all festivities. And believe me, I’m going to enjoy every minute of … Continue reading

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It’s Women’s Christmas, Ladies – time to party!

Today is January 6th, also known as Epiphany among Christians all over the world. Well, not so much in Ireland: Over here January 6th is celebrated as Little Christmas, or… (Attention ladies!)… Women’s Christmas!!!!!

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Traditional Irish Christmas Recipe: Plum Pudding

Plum pudding: For some of us here in Ireland this dessert is an important grand finish to a perfect Christmas Dinner. For others, well, not so much!

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Hilarious! Irish Whiskey Turkey Recipe

As the weather is getting rainy and colder, I thought of a “seasonal” Irish recipe to share with you. Some of you might already know it! As for me, I haven’t tried it yet! … But I surely will :-) Continue reading

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Spooky: Haunted Hotels in Ireland

Halloween is definitely my favorite time of the year – especially here in Ireland! It’s the right time to spend cosy dark evenings sitting at open fires, drinking warm tea or whiskey and sharing spooky stories about haunted houses & castles on the island. Having done some research myself, I even realized that rooms in these haunted places can be booked on Hotelsireland.com and thought that I’d share the best stories with you Continue reading

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Happy Friday the 13th: Irish Superstitions

The Irish are a bit superstitious – not only on Friday the 13th but basically all the time. Here are some of the funniest Irish superstitions I heard of: Continue reading

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What makes Dublin City so special?

As I am not originally from Ireland and just came here 6 month ago, I know that the first (or maybe even the only) things coming to many people’s mind concerning Ireland are: Pubs & Guinness Green and dotted with … Continue reading

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Fresh from the Farm: My Favourite Irish Farmers Markets

I have recently rediscovered my love of cooking – not a 2 minute jobby in the microwave – You know, the proper kind with a dash of this, and a touch of this, you know! As I like using super … Continue reading

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