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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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The Children of Lir

Plenty of European countries have their twisted tales of evil stepmothers, but Ireland’s version is really for the birds.  Well, for the swans anyway.  With apologies to wrongly maligned stepmothers everywhere, Ireland’s version at least features a wicked stepmother who couldn’t bring herself to actually kill her stepchildren and instead comes up with another plot […]

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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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