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.
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 →
It has been 74 months since I arrived at Cork Airport with five bags of my favorite possessions to make Ireland my new home. Though time has given me comfort and sense of feeling local, I still remember what it feels like to assimilate to a new life in a new city in a new country... Continue Reading →
This guest post has been burning a hole in my pocket for an entire year! Rachael originally wrote this post to queue up for when I had my big liver surgery last year, but time got away from us so I'm delighted that now it is being shared with you.My friend Rachael Faught is an award-winning, rainbow-haired... Continue Reading →
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 →
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.
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 →
No caravan and no trip to the Canaries, but we enjoyed an Irish summer vacation this year. We went to West Cork and it was foggy and rainy the entire time! Thank goodness we don't mind the weather but really wishing I had Welly boots that fit in my purse! I'll try to write more... Continue Reading →
An American friend whose family is planning a trip to Ireland asked my advice and here are all the questions and answers that resulted, so I thought I'd share it with you! There is probably someone else out there planning a trip over here to the Emerald Isle and maybe this can help a bit.... Continue Reading →