If you're on the East Coast (and even if you aren't) you'll probably be in need of a good Hot Toddy today!
1.5 oz Knappogue Castle 12 Yr Single Malt Irish Whiskey
.5 oz Celtic Honey Liqueur
4 - 5 cloves
Hot water (or for extra flavor and…
As Valentines draws nearer, we’re getting a bit more romantic around The Irish Store. We have selected our all time favourite Irish love quotes from renowned Irish writers and poets such as Oscar Wilde, Seamus Heaney, James Joyce and more. Enjoy!…
Without doubt, it was my grandmother who first inspired me to set up shop. Her name was Kitty O Shea (not the Kitty O Shea I hasten to add but just as memorable!) and she was born in Macroom, County Cork in 1900. The…Continue
This time around, we focus on Valentine's Day. We've pieced together the most Irish Valentine's Day crossword puzzle you'll ever come…Continue
It could rightfully be considered in an inauspicious start to a great love story, when years later one half of the storied couple reflects on the day of their…Continue
What's the best Irish Coffee you ever had? Bet it can't beat this one, from our friends at the Dead Rabbit in NYC!
1 ½ oz Clontarf 1014 Irish Whiskey
¾ oz Demerara syrup (made with 1 part water to 1 part Demerara sugar)
4 oz Fresh brewed coffee
Cream: whisk 2 oz of…
Sean Treacy, of the Irish Republican Army, and May Quigley were lovers engaged to be married. Sean took May to a Republican meeting where Michael Collins was speaking; as Collins got wound up, so did his profanity.
The Vice Commander, Sean Treacy, stood with raised hand to…Continue
Typically, anyone who is familiar with Irish literature is acquainted with James Joyce. Most have read Dubliners and some brave souls have even managed to plow though Finnegans Wake and actually got something out of it. He, like most well-known writers, are known…Continue
When you ask about Romantic places in Ireland, most people will say the old favourites; the Ring of Kerry, The Cliffs of Moher etc. etc. and these are truly remarkable places but if you are looking for a romantic escape in Ireland with less crowds, then check out our top five ‘off the beaten track’ romantic places!
1. The Loop Head Peninsula, Clare
Loop Head is a finger of land pointing out to sea at the most westerly point of County Clare. Here you will find…Continue
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|'The Rough Riders' by Theodore Roosevelt (Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899)
Capt. Buckey O'Neill, 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry
DOMHNAIGH -- On February 2, 1860, William O.…Continue
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Born near Kill, County Kildare, in 1842, John Devoy would go on to become a man described by the London Times as ‘the most dangerous enemy of this country [Britain] Ireland has produced since Wolfe Tone’. His republican career began when, as a teenager, he met the Young Irelander John…Continue
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