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Musings, ramblings and thought provoking articles from our team of talented writers - all views expressed are their own!

Of Irish Palate

Ireland does have a unique contribution to food. Unlike other countries, most people do not travel to the Republic just for the sake of trying the cuisine. This is especially true in today’s time where so many modern staples have become commonplace in Ireland. If you want a slice of pizza or other routine meals […]

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For the Love of the Setter

The setter breeds have all basically originated in Ireland. This includes the English, the Irish and the Gordon which invariably came into specifics once their individual characteristics developed. These particular dogs did certain things well such as hunting for game which was much needed in their early discovery. Whether it was just for the mere […]

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Of Irish Filmology

Ireland has made numerous contributions to the world cinema over the last several decades. Some of those films stand out as notable and great indeed. The film known as “The Commitments” is perhaps the best known film from Ireland. It was released in 1991 and was a comedy based on the book by Roddy Doyle. […]

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Odes From Ireland

William Butler Yeats wrote: “Where dips the rocky highland Of Sleuth Wood in the lake, There lies a leafy island Where flapping herons wake The drowsy water rats; There we’ve hid our faery vats, Full of berries And of reddest stolen cherries. Come away, O human child! To the waters and the wild With a […]

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