It’s raining, it’s pouring, Fred the band is playing… Well, that isn’t quite the way it goes, but on Saturday afternoon the clouds were filled to the brim with rain and the St. Patrick’s Festival in Cork City continued with a food fair on Patrick’s Street itself and a bandstand stage set up near Drawbridge Street. At half two, Fred went on and drew quite a crowd in spite of the weather. Here are some photos of the performance and the people. Click through to see more.
This St. Patrick’s Day was filled with fun for the family, as always. But a special treat was that the Sam was carried by Cork’s championship team to grand marshal the parade! Here are photos from the day. Click through to see more photos on Flickr.
This is a quick post to share a couple photos from the Cork City St. Patrick’s Festival. In this post, you can peek at one pic of the parade, which I didn’t really see given the crowds since I was with my mother (who cannot stand or walk for very long). There is also a photo from the food fair along Grand Parade and the South Mall Boardwalk (not to be confused with the Lapps Quay Boardwalk). If you want to see more photos from St. Patrick’s Day in Cork, this set has photos from my first (and so far only) two March 17th’s living in Ireland. Hope you had a lovely holiday!
Last evening, we ventured out to pick up groceries to make a proper dinner to celebrate Bastille Day. In our travels around town, we also found a teapot at Dunnes! I am thrilled to have one and first thing this morning I made a pot of tea. I am enjoying a cuppa now with a little champagne rhubarb yogurt. I suspect it may be marketed as a dessert yogurt, but am having it for breakfast anyway.
I chose a box of Barry’s Tea at the store, but was confused my the different blends. There was a Gold Blend and a Green Blend, but the green was not green tea as I know it. I ended up going with the Classic Blend. Each box had a description on the side of the occasion worthy of that tea. The Classic Blend is for special occasions. I will consider waking up every morning in Ireland with a husband I love to be a special enough occasion.