93 The Auld Sod, US Immigration & Customs Pre-Clearance and Holly Kirby – AUDIO

Episode Guide – Podcast #93 The Auld Sod, US Immigration & Customs Pre-Clearance and Holly Kirby

We talk about Ireland’s new Pre-Clearance facility, chat about Irish dirt with Pat Burke, mention QVC’s Ireland shopping event and listen to Holly Kirby perform Carrickfergus.

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Show Notes


Intro Song: The Devil’s Bit by Theresa Larkin & Noel McQuaid


US Immigration & Customs Pre-Clearance Facility opens at Shannon Airport.


Aer Lingus has chosen not to participate in the program until the Dublin facility opens.

Our post on the topic Aer Lingus, You’re Killin’ Me, and Pat Preston’s post Shannon Airport’s New Pre-Clearance Facilities Are Open, But Not For Aer Lingus Passengers.


Airlines participating in Shannon’s Pre-Clearance Facility include Delta, Continental and US Airways


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Pat Burke from Official Irish Dirt


QVC Irish Event on September 9, 2009


Interview with Pat Burke


Holly Kirby performs Carrickfergus.

Website: www.hollykirbymusic.com

YouTube: www.youtube.com/alpet07

Author: Corey

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  1. I think it is the product that’s rather brilliant. I mean, 30 years ago…who’d have thought that someone would bag and export Irish soil!

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  2. If you don’t know what to do with the remaining auld sod, feel free to send it my way. I’ll sprinkle some on my parent’s plot and save the rest for my urn someday. Leave me for eternity with a mix of my remains and some Irish soil 🙂 But hopefully that will be a long long time off!

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  3. Would love to have some ye auld sod to place in window planter for my kitchen!

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  4. My Irish dirt arrived today! Never received dirt before in the mail and didn’t expect it to be marked “fragile”. That would be something if the post office could break dirt 🙂

    (Actually, I suppose it could break open and spill out – but it just seemed funny to be marked fragile).


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