Category Archives: Typically Irish

Must-See Autumn Festivals in Ireland

With autumn just around the corner the festival season continues with some great must-see music festivals, and other autumn related festivals like ploughing or harvest festivals. Within this blog I want to show you some great festivals that take place … Continue reading

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Angling on the Lakes and Rivers of Ireland

May the holes in your net be no larger than the fish in it – Irish Blessing Just by looking at this Irish blessing, one can get a feeling for just how important fishing has always been to the Irish … Continue reading

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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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