Today being St Patrick’s Day, we Irish milk it for what it’s worth, with parades in towns and villages as well as in big cities all over the world. But as an Irish person what does it mean to me to be Irish?I can’t speak of the entire nation so I will just speak of … More I’m Irish… so what?
I’m back from a wonderful few days away, refreshed, with patience and rest fully topped up. As promised here is last weeks column from the Irish Examiner’s Feelgood supplement. Fingers crossed you enjoy it. Hallelujah. It’s St Patrick’s Day or as I like to call it… My Birthday! Yes, believe it or not, I was … More There I am in the paper #20
Everyday we learn something new so for those of you who haven’t a clue what my title for this post means, it’s ‘slawn’. Irish for goodbye. Don’t sweat, I’m not packing up my laptop and moving on but I am taking a break for a few days. I’ve not been around a lot over the past … More Slán
Well for starters most of us here in Ireland have a day off work and those pretending to do Lent can eat sweets or drink (because we all know Jesus took St Patrick’s day off when he was in the dessert!) We can watch our Facebook timelines flood with people sharing everything Irish, and celebrate … More What’s so great about St Patrick’s Day?
Here in Ireland we speak English, but not as you know it. I am aware that many of you who read my blog do not come from here, so as I did last year, I thought I’d give you a crash course in speaking English as we Irish do. Just in time for St Patricks … More Speaking Irish/English on St Patricks Day.
I say “Happy St Patricks Day”! What I mean is “I’m so proud to be Irish”. What am I so proud of? Firstly Ireland is a beautiful country… And we Irish know how to have fun! so Happy St Patricks Day, even if you are only barely Irish! I visited “add media” for the first … More What St Patricks Day Means To Me!