Christmas in Cork 2015.
That gif tells you all you need to know: Whiskey! Craft! Fire! If, however, you need more information, there’s this: It’s always enriching when established brands and emerging talents come together, so have the schedule for the Jameson Black Barrel Craft Market which runs from November 27th – 29th should not be missed. The free three-day […]
I took part in the Dingle Distillery whiskey school – it’s a great way to spend a couple of days in an amazing part of the country. I highly recommend it. The article ran in the Irish Examiner over the summer, but here it is in full. If Oliver Hughes has a crystal ball, he […]
So I got to take part in the Irish Whiskey Academy here in my hometown, along with a bunch of whisk(e)y writers, bloggers and promoters. It was a lot of fun, and I’d highly recommend it to anyone with an interest in whiskey….and a grand to spare. This article originally appeared in the Irish Examiner […]
So I wrote an article for the Irish Examiner about researching genealogy. I went on a bit, and they rightly cut it down. However, given that this is the unregulated, self-indulgent wasteland of blogging, I’m going to post the unabridged version for you to snooze through: Carpe diem You probably remember the scene in Dead Poet’s Society. Robin Williams’s […]
Yeah, I do it naked. I don’t do it with great expertise, just the joy of it – the dog does it with me. It saves me taking him for a walk. We just go out and bounce for a while.The dog loves it. In fact, I caught the dog doing it on his own. Two […]
You heard it here first: The Gays hate cake.
Good to see young fellas beating the shit outta each other in main street midleton at 11 o clock on xmas eve #Sad #HappyChristmas 😂😂 — Gav Hegarty (@GavHegarty) December 24, 2014
Christopher Lee (92) releases another metal Christmas song (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
Brendan Ogle claims the crowd at #Right2Water protest is between 70,000 and 80,000 people. #right2waterireland pic.twitter.com/FKjLXql2Ru — Cork’s 96FM (@Corks96FM) December 10, 2014 He might want to ogle them a bit more as almost all official estimates put it at 30,000 to 35,000. That’s still a huge number for a country that is as slow […]
A house in Youghal has its Christmas display offset by a weak version of Little Drummer Boy. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
I think best we cancel your visit. We are pretty gay and a lot of gay stuff happens here. Gay drinks, gay food, gay loos etc….Sorry to disappoint. Booking cancelled. Alex Proud, who owns Proud Camden in London, responding to an email from an “international car brand” which had its Christmas party booked in the bar. […]
It’s Africa, not another planet. That sort of cultural ignorance is a bit cringeworthy. There’s a lyric about ‘death in every tear’. It’s a bit much. Nurse William Pooley, who survived ebola, but may not survive Band Aid 30. After hearing his comment, Geldof told The Telegraph: “It’s a pop song, it’s not a doctoral […]
Whiskey! Blueshirts! Free food! It was like a perfect storm of things I love. Sean Montcrief’s Movies & Booze On Tour is a snappily edited mix of bants and booze, and this time the setting was the auditorium/screening room in the Jameson Heritage Centre in Midleton. It’s only a stroll from my house – and […]
jimllpaintit: Bono dressed as Santa shoving U2 CDs down chimneys As requested by James Smith
nevver ’Tis the Season, Calligraphuck