97 Christmas In Ireland – AUDIO

246_WEpisode Guide – Podcast #97 Christmas In Ireland

In this audio podcast episode, we look at Christmas memories from Bridget Haggerty and talk with Imen McDonnell about her life as an American married to an Irish Farmer.

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Show Notes

Intro: Shanghai Brown by Anne Roos www.celticharpmusic.com

Christmas memories from Bridget Haggerty of www.irishcultureandcustoms.com

Holiday Traditions

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Favorite Irish Holiday Stories

Imen McDonnell interview www.farmette.ie

The differences for someone moving from North America to Ireland

Raising an Irish-American son

Food in Ireland – One Full Irish Please!

Black and White Irish Puddings

Holiday Traditions – Food

Holiday Traditions – Wren Boys – Imen’s YouTube Video

Other Holiday Traditions – St Stephen’s Day, Little Christmas

Holiday Traditions – More Food

Holiday Traditions – Trees and Decorations

The Peanut Butter Issue

Irish Reaction to Pumpkin Pie – ‘Tis Different

Delicious Soups

County Limerick

Foynes Flying Boat Museum

Ring of Kerry, Killarney, Limerick City, Knockpatrick Gardens

Dingle Peninsula, Wicklow – Sugarloaf Mountains, Powerscourt Gardens (the “Versailles of Ireland”), Sally Gap

The Burren, Tarbert-Killimer Ferry, Burren Perfumery

Closing Song – Mairi’s Wedding by Anne Roos www.celticharpmusic.com

Author: Corey

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  1. This was the best interview! It made me laugh and brought back great memories of our trip to Ireland. Thanks, and please do interview her again as she is a true delight to listen to.

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  2. Another great podcast, but tugged at my heart more than most. We have on our list of things to do before we die, is celebrate Yule in Ireland.
    Thanks for your work…

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  3. What an informative (and fun!) episode. Thanks!

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  4. I have just listened to Memories of Christmas by Brigid Haggerty. Really loved it and have put this page into My Favourites so that I can listen to the rest of the stories. Thank you.

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  5. We were there in mid-December, which was kind of like a tease. I’m glad we got to see lots of lights and decorations, but still got to spend Christmas with our families at home. In some ways it was the best of both worlds, but it also made me wish we would be there for the whole holiday.

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  6. Great podcast… Do you have a recommended CD for great seasonal Celtic music. It’s for my wife, so preferably all male voices… She loves the sounds of a good baritone and tenor

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  7. Another great podcast! I missed this first time around but honestly needed it more this year so it worked out great! I’m not ever going to try the pudding. I love chunky soup. I’m a peanut butter fan. Still laughing over some of the things – like the reaction to pumpkin pie. Lots of great stuff and I’ve bookmarked the sites! Thanks for sharing and for putting it out there again this year for those of us who missed it. 🙂

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