Posts Tagged ‘St. Patrick’s Day’

Bringing Home the Bacon this St Patrick’s Day

Tuesday, March 8th, 2022 in Good Food | No Comments »

St Patrick’s Day, a day when the world over celebrates Ireland and the Irish. Our politicians cleverly use the day as a great excuse to hop on a plane and connect in person with world leaders. In more recent years, it’s used as a platform to promote Irish tourism with Tourism Ireland organising some of […]

Taking the time to care ……

Sunday, March 1st, 2015 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Driving to Dublin yesterday, I couldn’t help but notice the snow-capped mountains and their resemblance to having been heavily dusted with icing sugar, by some gargantuan sieve. The days are getting longer, there is a stretch in the evenings –  the children are collected from schools and dropped off at their various extra-curricular activities, for […]

James Whelan Butchers: Go Irish

Friday, March 15th, 2013 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

It’s that time of year again when all over the world there will be people dying everything they can get their hands on green. Others will be decorating anything that moves with a shamrock, while various statues and national monuments abroad will be lit brightly in a Halloween-ish hue. We, in the real Ireland, shall […]

James Whelan Butchers: A Leisurely Start

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

March, without a doubt, is a changeable month.  A bridge from winter to spring; the days are longer and often there is a hint of brightness and warmth that can return overnight to blustery and cold catching us unawares either way.  Rhubarb, purple broccoli and spinach are all in season right now and should be […]