25 Random Irish Facts

25 Random Irish Facts #1- Achill Island is the largest island off Ireland’s coast. It’s 56 miles square, with dramatic landscape featuring wild cliffs and moors. #2- The northern Spanish town of Santiago de Compostela is known as”el Dingle de Santiago” in memory of a journey that Irish religious pilgrims made there in medieval times….

My Ma and her Irish Superstitions

  My Ma and her Irish superstitions~ All my life, my Ma has been mentioning little superstitions to me. When I was a teenager, I’d just roll my eyes. I wanted so much to ignore these ludicrous cosmic warnings; but inevitably, a little voice inside me would whisper, “You’d better do as she told you…

Guinness BBQ Sauce

This BBQ sauce has the wonderful flavor of Guinness Draught. No BBQ is complete without this family favorite! Ingredients 2 tbsp butter 2 onions, minced 5 garlic cloves, minced ½ cup molasses 1 cup Guinness beer ½ cup white vinegar 1½ cup brown sugar 1 tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper ½ tsp cayenne 1…

Discover Poulnabrone Dolmen in County Clare

  Poulnabrone dolmen is located in the Burren in County Clare and is one of the finest dolmens (single-chamber megalithic tomb) found in Ireland dating from the Neolithic period, approx built in 3200BC. Poulnabrone means ‘The hole of the sorrows and consists of upright stones supporting a large capstone. How we see the Poulnabrone dolmen…