Lá Fhéile Pádraig Shona

As a young child in the Hughes household, St Patrick’s day meant we could break our Lenten vows and eat as many sweets as we could consume. The highlight of the day was a trip into town to see the parade and my brother and I would fight over who got to sit on my dads shoulders so we could see what was going on.

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Double Double Toil & Trouble

Growing up in Ireland Halloween was a time of bonfires, fireworks, colcannon and barnbrack and of course….. “Help The Halloween Party”. Today I am intrigued with the popularity of Halloween and to see how many people are now decorating their homes for the festival. And there is no shortage of clever decorating ideas

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Bloom in the Park 2011

Bloom, Ireland’s largest gardening, food and family event, takes place in the Phoenix Park Dublin during the June bank holiday weekend for 5 days (Thursday 2nd – Monday 6th June 2011). With something for everyone, visitors to Bloom 2011 can enjoy live cookery and craft demonstrations, free gardening advice from the experts and workshops. Kids attending Bloom 2011 go for free!

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