We know and love Halloween as a fun loving time of year. In my neighborhood, here in Florida, the adults play a game called “I’ve been boo’ed”. You create a bag of Halloween treats and then secretly place it a neighbor’s door. Then the neighbor creates a treat bag and passes it along. And soContinue reading “Updated Post: Irish Halloween Blessing”
Keem Bay, Achill Island just ranked as number one in the world. Just in time, because a heat wave hit Ireland recently with 30 degree centigrade temperatures. That’ s about 90 for us folks who use Fahrenheit. Wow! That is hot. I’ve been in Ireland several times when the temperatures heated up. And, without airContinue reading “Keem Bay Beach Ranked as Number One”
I’m guest blogging on Mairead’s Irish American Mom’s web site this Saturday, June 5. Be sure to click on over there to read my post. The post is about why I set my books in Ireland. To celebrate, I’ve donated autographed copies of the first two books in the Star O’Brien County Mayo mystery series.Continue reading “Irish American Mom blog features my guest post”
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”