Author Archives: Carmen W.
Living in Ireland you will eventually need a PPS (Personal Public Service) number. Who will need to know this number and what is it used for? People and organizations like your bank, your employer, the HSE, the National Driver Licence Service and … Continue reading
I’m thrilled to see you here! Over the past two weeks I have moved some of the old posts of 4inIreland to this new Carmen In Ireland blog. The transfer is complete now. Thank you for your understanding and patience. Future posts will … Continue reading
This is a Tea Brack. The recipe calls for self-raising flour and it is baked in a loaf tin. To find a recipe using yeast, please scroll down a little bit. Ingredients: 120g (3/4 cup) whole wheat flour 120g (3/4 cup) self-raising … Continue reading
Warm up from the inside out: avoid cold foods and drinks. A cuppa hot chocolate, tea or coffee will help our bodies to get warm. Instead of salad, eat some cooked, warm veggies and, for in between, eat hot soups. … Continue reading
In Ireland it’s not that uncommon to experience a few power cuts a year — especially in rural areas. 😉 Sometimes they’ll last for a few hours; at other times it might take a few days until the problem is … Continue reading
Bringing your dog/s to Ireland used to be a big hassle. Today this is much easier but there are still a few things to consider. When we brought Rapsy to Ireland in 2011 he was already microchipped, had a passport … Continue reading