2014 Secret Santa Gift Reports
Dec14

2014 Secret Santa Gift Reports

Our Irish Fireside Secret Santas have been spreading holiday cheer. Here are some gift reports from a few of our participants… including our very first video gift report! (Reports were edited slightly – additional reports will be added as more gifts get delivered) Patti of NH gave me two beautiful ornaments which I have already put on my tree. -- Alesia B I got a cute sea turtle dish and some Christmas napkins from Bonnie!...

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Here Come the Celtic Holiday Giveaways and Special Deals
Nov27

Here Come the Celtic Holiday Giveaways and Special Deals

You want to give the perfect holiday gift, right? Well, before you run off to one of the big retailers, take a moment to check out our Artisan Shop. We’ve got gifts from artists and small business owners who are inspired by Ireland and offer a unique alternative for your holiday shopping. We’ll be offering some fun giveaways and special discounts this week. To find out about those, just sign up for the shop’s e-mail...

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#139 Exploring “Delightful Dublin with Emily Westbrooks” — AUDIO
Oct02

#139 Exploring “Delightful Dublin with Emily Westbrooks” — AUDIO

The pages of “Delightful Dublin” feel like you’re spending a day exploring a Dublin neighborhood with a good friend showing you her favorite places to eat, shop, play, and meet people. I’ve been lucky enough to chat with author Emily Westbrooks about her beloved city. Have a listen and feel free to review the show notes: CLICK THE PLAY BUTTON below to listen...

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All I Want for Christmas is a Little Something that Reminds Me of Ireland – Irish Gift Guide
Dec15

All I Want for Christmas is a Little Something that Reminds Me of Ireland – Irish Gift Guide

It’s the Christmas season, and we’re all dreaming of the perfect gifts to both give and receive. Here are a few things I hope to find under the tree this season… and most of them can still get your gift delivered BEFORE the 25th. Secret Dublin: An Unusual Guide – www.amazon.com Pól Ó Conghaile covers every corner of Dublin with his fascinating collection of lesser-known but extraordinarily interesting places in...

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Broken Irish Dishes Turned into Beautiful Keepsake Gifts… our latest giveaway
Dec11

Broken Irish Dishes Turned into Beautiful Keepsake Gifts… our latest giveaway

In case you didn’t know, Liam has gotten quite a reputation for crafting broken dishes into wearable art… and this year he’s giving away a piece to one of our blog readers. The winner will choose either a piece of Royal Tara china in the Royal Treasure pattern that was originally from County Galway OR a piece of Irish Belleek with a holly and berry design that was made in County Fermanagh (the pieces above are...

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A Bit of Ireland Shipped to Your Mailbox — My Ireland Box Giveaway
Dec02

A Bit of Ireland Shipped to Your Mailbox — My Ireland Box Giveaway

Who wouldn’t love a wee bit of Ireland in their mailboxes? …and I’m talking about their REAL mailbox, not their email inbox too! Every month, My Ireland Box puts together a unique sampling of delightful goodies made by Irish artists and businesses. They then package them in a beautiful box and ship them to folks like you who LOVE distinct Irish-made products. Every month is like opening a little love letter from...

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