In this episode, Carina and Mike chat about Irish Spirits – Irish Whiskey and other fine Irish concoctions that is! They look at the the story of Irish whiskey – share some Irish drinking songs along the way – and then travel to the Green Fields of France for an unexpected link to a little…

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Leaving Newfoundland for Nova Scotia. We left Argentia in Newfoundland and arrived in Sydney Mines on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia about 24 hours later. Here is a video of Carina with the final glimpse of Newfoundland just behind her as we headed out to open sea: We were traveling to the “Maritimes” region of…

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A very important occasion has just occurred here in Ireland  – the first of the early potatoes have just been harvested. They have a taste like no other – and, as you probably realise, it is a vegetable that has special significance in Irish history. I wrote in an earlier letter about the link between…

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Today, we are going to have a “wander” around the place – covering two significant birthdays, one here in Ireland and one in France. Then, we’ll head over to Scotland for a reel or two. Finally, we’ll hear from a reader who ties a lot of these items together. Very international, I’ll have you know…

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In this episode, Carina and Mike chat about Irish Spirits – Irish Whiskey and other fine Irish concoctions that is! They look at the the story of Irish whiskey – share some Irish drinking songs along the way – and then travel to the Green Fields of France for an unexpected link to a little…

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