Tay so Strong the Spoon Stands to Attention
Coffee may have made inroads into Irish culture...and not just with whiskey added either. Tea remains the beverage that keeps the Irish on course.
The Great Ulster Fry Breakfast Plate
Irish food has many regional variations. Most visitors are familiar with 'the full Irish' breakfast but Northern Ireland has it's own unique variation known as the Ulster Fry. Take a tour of what appears on Northern Irish breakfast plate.
The Mary of the Gaels
Ireland has three patron saints and one is a woman, St. Brigit. So strictly speaking she is a matron saint and a motherly concern for so many aspects of life reveals that she watches a lot of backs!
St. Columcille Ireland's Other Patron Saint
St. Patrick may get all the publicity but Ireland has two home grown patron saints. Here we meet Columcille, aka Columba, who was born in Donegal.
St. Patrick Banishing Ireland's Snakes
Natural historians will tell you Ireland never has had any native snakes. So what is the basis of the folk tale of St. Patrick banishing the snakes from Ireland?
Are you a Tatie Hoaker?
Which queries whether you are a potato picker. This article really gets down to the roots of the Irish potato, the soul food of millions.
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