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Category Archives for Irish Food & Drink

The Delightful Butter Roads of Old Ireland

Have you ever heard of The Butter Roads of old Ireland? Maybe you’ve travelled along one or two? It’s likely that a few of your ancestors would have used these important (and scenic!) road networks in Ireland of the early 1800s. See what you think!   Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to this week’s […]

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From Ireland to Scotland – A Tale for Burns Night (#201)

You can listen to the show on your computer/smartphone by clicking on the play button above (the triangle with the circle around it). You can also download the show onto your computer by clicking on the download symbol. Enjoy! Episode Summary: Welcome to Season 2, Episode 1 of the Letter from Ireland Show. In this […]

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The Wine Geese of France

All about the Irish “Wine Geese of France”. When you think of the beverages of Ireland maybe a spot of tea comes to mind, a drop of whiskey, or a pint of Guinness…but how about a glass of wine? Ireland has a long history of trading wine that starts with a friendship with France. In […]

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Irish Whiskey – A Drop of the “Water of Life” (#103)

Welcome to Season 1, Episode 3 of the Letter from Ireland Show. In this episode, Carina and Mike Collins take a wander along the “Story of Irish Whiskey” – but ending up in “The Green Fields of France”.   We are delighted to bring you the third episode of The Letter from Ireland Show – a weekly podcast […]

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Have You Ever Had a Drop of Irish Whiskey?

Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to this weeks’ Letter from Ireland. It’s a lovely crisp, sunny morning here in County Cork as I write. I do hope the weather is treating you kindly wherever you are in the world. I’ve just poured a cup of Barry’s tea for myself – I do hope you’ll […]

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