Your Irish Adventure  – New Blog!

Your Irish Adventure – New Blog!

Exciting news readers...I have decided to set up a new website all about adventure in Ireland. Don't worry, I will still be maintaining this as my main site, especially when it comes to my travel adventures. The new site is aimed at people living in Ireland looking for fun things to do and places … [Read more...]

Generation Emigration – St Patrick’s Day in South Korea

Each day this week on the Irish Times website, members of Irish communities around the world will be sharing plans for St Patrick’s Day where they live. Today, I had the opportunity to share my experiences in South Korea and to write about Seoul’s 14th St Patrick’s Day festival, taking place this … [Read more...]

Ten things you NEED to know about Ireland

In line with my Irish patriotism this week, and declaring war on anyone stupid enough to refer to St Patrick as 'st patty', I am dedicating this post to the little (but awesome) nation of Ireland. So here is a list of things you may have thought were Irish but aren't and things you may not have … [Read more...]

St Patricks Day….in Ireland!

St Patricks Day….in Ireland!

Yes, Yes, I hear ya! An Irish person, living in Ireland, preaching about the awesomeness of St Patricks Day. How cliché! But hold up a second, I have my reasons for being seriously over excited about St Paddys Day this year. On March 17th 2013, 9 short days from now, I will get to celebrate all … [Read more...]

St Patrick’s Day Abroad

St Patrick’s Day Abroad

This is my 3rd year in a row being outside of Ireland for St Patrick's Day, by far my favorite holiday of the year. Christmas, Easter, Halloween, New years...all fun but Paddy's day beats them all hands down! It is just pure and utter madness.  At first I was quite sad to be away from home, away … [Read more...]

Flash Mob – As Gaeilige!

I thought I would share this video as St Patrick's Day is just around the corner and hearing this beautiful song in my native Irish tongue(as gaeilige) puts a smile on my face and sends shivers down my spine...in a good way of course. Although I am quite sad I wasn't in Dublin to see it first hand! … [Read more...]

Ciúnas! Bóthar! Cailín! Bainne!

Ciúnas! Bóthar! Cailín! Bainne!

In line with my Irish patriotism this week I am dedicating this post to the little (but awesome) nation of Ireland. So here is a list of things you may have thought were Irish but aren't and things you may not have thought were Irish but are!! Confused yet? You will be! 10. Saint Patrick was … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day 2011, Korea meets Ireland

St. Patrick’s Day 2011, Korea meets Ireland

So this year for St. Patricks Day, or St. Paddy's day, or Pat's Day but most certainly NOT to be called PATTIES DAY (!!!!) I shall be in Korea. In fact as I work on thursday the 17th, for te first time in my 25 years of existence I will have to wait until the saturday to celebrate...such blasphemy, … [Read more...]