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I have 5 free copies of Larry Kirwan’s Celtic Invasion CD to give away

Yet another giveaway! 🙂 Compliments of Valley Entertainment, and in partnership with The Wild Geese, I have 5 CD copies of Larry Kirwan’s brand new album, Celtic Invasion, to give away. From the album’s liner notes: “Larry Kirwan has been carrying the flag for Celtic rock music since the founding of Black 47 in 1989. The expatriate Irishman lives in ... Read More »

Jen and Erin’s Chicken and Cabbage Recipe

Jen & Erin's Epic Camping Dinner

Irish recipe competition winner! I was so happy when I received this Chicken and Cabbage recipe from Jennifer Daly last week. It looks like Jennifer and Erin had so much fun making the dish, and it’s opened up a whole new perspective for me, on how creative you can get when cooking. I must admit, as a novice cook myself, ... Read More »

Homemade Butternut Squash Soup & Brown Irish Soda Bread

Butternut Squash Soup & Irish Soda Bread

  This delicious 2 part recipe was sent in by Elizabeth Dunne, of Co. Kilkenny, as part of the recent Irish recipe competition, and received the runner-up prize. Everything about this recipe just screams “delicious home-made Irish cooking” at me! I just love Elizabeth’s version of Irish Soda Bread, and I can’t wait to try the butternut squash soup. Thank ... Read More »

Bacon-Wrapped, Stuffed Pork Sausages

The Meat - Sausage and Bacon,bacon wrapped stuffed sausage

Elizabeth McNally of WeeKitchen.com submitted this recipe as part of the recent Irish recipe competition I ran on the blog. These types of sausages are something I have had on plenty of occasion back home, and I can’t wait to give Elizabeth’s version of the dish a try. I really hope you give them a try too. I’d love to hear what you think. ... Read More »

Irish festivals in May 2013

Back with another choice lineup of Irish festivals for the month of May. Keep in mind these are just a few of the festivals that you’ll find around the country this coming month. There’s many more out there to suit all tastes. You’ll find a few links to other festival resources below. Here we go… Irish festivals in May 2013 ... Read More »

Irish recipe competition – get your entry in now!

Do your kids get even with the neighborhood bully by inviting him over for dinner? Does your partner refer to the smoke detector as the oven timer? Have you ever burned the house down trying to make jelly? If you answered no to these questions, then read on… The short version… If you send me an your Irish recipe using ... Read More »

Kilmacduagh Monastery, County Galway – The Leaning Tower of Kilmacduagh

A very fine example of an Irish Round Tower can be found making up part of Kilmacduagh Monastery near Gort, County Galway. Unlike most other surviving towers, this one has a very noticeable lean, most likely due to it’s shallow foundations. Read More »

Irish festivals in April 2013

Wow! Into April already. Time really does fly. Here’s a variety of Irish festivals I’ve picked out for the month of April that you might find enjoyable. If you know of others, or have one that you think really shouldn’t be missed, please add it in the comments. Irish festivals in April 2013 The Pan Celtic International Festival 2nd – ... Read More »

Interview with Tony Lawless of TradConnect.com

“TradConnect was established in April 2011 as a new social forum for Irish traditional musicians. It brings together musicians from across the globe providing a place where you can talk about and share your music with other like minded musicians.” TradConnect.com can be used as a complete social network to engage with other users, locally and across the globe, and ... Read More »