An Overcast Day at Garretstown Beach, County Cork

This weekend, we embraced the odd overcast weather and took to the beach to enjoy Garettstown's coastline. The three of us raced around jellyfish, admired the tidepools, and collected pebbles. Here are some photos from the day. Way too many photos, actually.


French Tasting Menu at Annie’s Gastropub

Having spent much time in France and being in Paris most recently in June, at this point you may realise I love French food (and fashion and style and architecture). So, it comes as no surprise that I was drooling a little to hear about Annie's Gastropub is having a French tasting menu dinner. Oh yes, they're... Continue Reading →

Your Guide to Visiting Cork City

You’d never guess Cork City is the second-largest city in the Republic because the downtown area is close together and very walkable. It has a small town feel with a bit of city hustle and bustle as well as all the main conveniences of urban life. Throughout the city streets you will find shops, restaurants, cafés,... Continue Reading →

Books & Butter

The Cork Butter Museum and Cork City Libraries cordially invite you to the launch of Books & Butter, a programme of half price admission to the Butter Museum for holders of Library cards. The scheme will be launched by the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Catherine Clancy, in the Cork Butter Museum, Thursday 22nd August 7:00pm.

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

I have quite a few real Irish recipes and Irish-American recipes to share with you today so in the interest of space, I'm using links. I'll include a few yummy photos too, of course! Irish Cream Cheesecake from Scratch Irish White Soda Bread What it’s like to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Cork, Ireland Luck... Continue Reading →

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