Near the heart of Ireland–Athlone and Beyond

In leaving Ireland, I remember a song I heard on RTÉ radio a few days before returning to the United States. Its lyrics went: I left my heart in Athlon, my heart is an empty stone.” Still, I think of those lyrics today and envision the images of the place that captivated me as a stranger to the land. There is a […]

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Memories of Boston Irish Kitchens

In the latest blog post at Pat McDermott’s website, the author muses about the wonders of a Boston Irish childhood, including some funny memories about Irish-American recipes (and quarrels over non-Irish recipes). To enjoy this charming blog post, be sure to hit the link below. PUT THE KETTLE ON: Reflections on Boston Irish Kitchens. […]

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Liam Neeson Promotes Northern Ireland

Respected Irish actor, Liam Neeson, has stepped forward to promote Northern Ireland (where he was born and raised). To read about his new role as a spokesperson for the Northern Ireland Tourist Board, be sure to visit the DiscoveringIreland.com website today. Hit the link below to read about Neeson’s new venture. Liam Neeson helps promote […]

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