Tag Archives: Ireland

It Is More Fun

Remember my last post in December? It’s the one in which I mentioned my friend Andrea and her birthday on the 22nd. Guess what? On the following Saturday I picked her up at Dublin airport. She stayed with us for … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Before addressing this post to all of you, I want to say… … to a special person in my life who is not only a(nother) faithful reader of my blogs but also a very close friend. 🎉🎂🎈 Happy Birthday, Andrea! … Continue reading

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Full Irish Breakfast

Do you know what you will get if you had just ordered a Full Irish Breakfast? No? You think so? Yes? Depending on the location and/or the tradition/s of the individual (restaurant owner’s) family, the ingredients can vary quite a … Continue reading

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What Would You Miss the Most

If you are already living in Ireland, my question to you is: What do you miss most? What are some of the things you’d wish you could enjoy in Ireland, too? I miss the Feldwege (farm lanes) a lot. We … Continue reading

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Vets

It was time for Missy to get her annual booster, so we drove up to Dublin on Monday. “You are driving all the way up to Dublin just to visit the vet?” “Yes.” “Why? Can’t you find one here?” We … Continue reading

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PPSN

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

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Brack – Irish Sweet Bread

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

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