I’ve been dreaming of gathering Star O’Brien fans together for a trip to County Mayo, Ireland and a visit to many of the places in the series. But alas travel to the Emerald Isle is still not recommended by the CDC. So since we cannot make a trip to County Mayo right now, I haveContinue reading “Meet me in Westport, County Mayo”
March belongs to St. Patrick. So today’s post features Downpatrick Head. Another breathtakingly beautiful place in County Mayo where Patrick visited.
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. You may be thinking of making corned beef and cabbage. But have you considered your potato side dish? Well, look no more because I have a “champ” for you to make. Yes, that’s right there’s a potato dish called “champ”. It is also called “poundies” (I wonderContinue reading “A Spud Recipe for St. Patrick’s Day”
Let’s begin this first day in March with an Irish blessing. May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day. May songbirds serenade you every step along the way. May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that’s always blue. May happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
St. Valentine may not have had Irish roots but nowadays his remains are rooted in Dublin, Ireland. Yes, that’s correct. In the 1800s an Irish Carmelite priest requested Valentine’s remains to be exhumed and moved to Whitefriar Street Carmelite Church in Dublin, Ireland. And, the pope agreed. So….it’s official. Valentine, the heart of hearts, hasContinue reading “Did St. Valentine Have Irish Roots?”