Daily Archives: December 4, 2012

the unofficial downton abbey cookbook

this looks interesting

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Irish Dance

Originally posted on tea with the Irish:
While here in Limerick, I took an Irish Music & Dance class. Part of that included taking an actual dance class and learning traditional Irish dance. Tonight we had our recital for everyone…

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Nora Roberts – Irish Trilogy 1-2

Originally posted on Leftover Recipes:
This trilogy focuses on the Gallaghers of Ardmore, in Ireland. In addition, it speaks of an old legend about a faerie who courted a mortal woman, and was refused because when he proposed he talked of…

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Cod and prawn bake in a cheese sauce

Originally posted on the geek cooks' chronicles:
From Irish Cooking by Clare Connery Serves 4 Ingredients 450ml / ¾ pint milk ¼ onion 6 peppercorns Blade of mace 1 bay leaf A few parsley stalks 50g / 2oz butter 450g…

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Thomas de Cantwell a.k.a The Long Man

Originally posted on Hanging with Dead Guys:
Work had taken me to Ireland and I had the opportunity to pop over to Kilfane which was nearby and visit Thomas de Cantwell. I love the face on this effigy, though it…

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New releases available now

The Dubliners – 50 Years – 3CD The Dubliners – 50 Years – DVD   The Best That Is Irish – Various Artists

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How Hollywood Rewrote Irishness: Dr Gwenda Young’s Examination of the Construction of Irish-American Identity

Originally posted on Between the Acts: A Year in UCC's Modernities MA:
The Simpsons visit Ireland Are you charming, spontaneous, whimsical and madcap? Are you a fiery redhead, a charismatic young rebel, or a barstool bard? If so then…

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What has this country become?

Originally posted on The Coffee Break:
There doesn’t seem to be a day that goes by without a violent attack on our streets. The tragic death of a German student in Dublin at the weekend once again highlights and emphasises…

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Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Bringing Me

Originally posted on Shannon Fox:
As always, TTT is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s theme is ten books I wouldn’t mind Santa bringing me. I already gave my parents a list for christmas/my birthday and when…

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Let’s Get Festive with Corks: Part 1

Originally posted on Winning at Pinning:
I really like wine.  I find that any occasion (wedding, funeral, parade, baseball game, e.t.c.) is the perfect fit for a lovely glass of vino. That being said, I also adore any type of “cork decor.”…

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Ireland, West Cork

Originally posted on Seán's World:
Ireland’s Beauty Is Indisputable!

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