Showcasing the best in contemporary Irish arts and literature ℘℘℘ he Irish Arts & Writers’ Festival brought together Irish writers and audiences in the historic and intimate town of Los Gatos, CA (an hour south of San Francisco), on October 12-14, 2018. Additional events in 2018 are scheduled for Berkeley, Oakland and San Francisco. Founded and directed by Dubliner Catherine Barry, the Irish Arts &Read more..
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The Buena Vista is Best! ℘℘℘ Drinking legend has it that in 1942, when Foynes was the foremost transit point between Europe and America, a flight to New York was returned to Ireland due to bad weather. The airport bartender, anticipating grouchy passengers, decided to add a little sweetener to their coffee, a hefty slugRead more..
lreland The art of matchmaking is still alive and well in Ireland, at least when it comes to the matchmaking festival held in Lisdoonvarna, County Clare each year. This year’s love fest takes place from September 1 through October 5, under the knowing eye of local matchmaker Willie Daly. For all that jazz and more,Read more..