This is going to be an incredibly short post that is basically a celebration of a much longer post that I wish I had written. I have long been a fan of West Kerry Brewery’s Dingle porter. I didn’t know a whole lot about the brand, save that it was made in a pub somewhere […]
In June 1940, a man walked from the surf onto a beach on the Dingle peninsula. He stopped to bury a radio transmitter in the sand, walked inland until he stumbled across an old railway line and then headed towards the town of Dingle. With an hour to kill until the bus to Tralee, he […]
Dublin isn’t Ireland. Obviously, it is part of the Republic and we all love it very much, but as a representation of what Ireland is, it is far from the definitive article. When you meet people abroad who tell you they’ve been to Ireland because they spent a weekend in Dublin, there is always the urge […]
A nice PR shot of me mincing across the floor at last year’s Irish Whiskey Live with some sheets of paper and zero mates. This year I am going to be there again, but this time I am dragging my brother in law along so I don’t look like a total sad case. That said, […]
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 […]
I had to go to Scotland for a whisky festival to be told about the new release from the guys in my hometown. Then I came home and had to sit on the info, but thanks to whiskey super-sleuth Matty Healy, the cat is officially out of the bag. The launch is in Bordeaux in […]
Via Fungie Forever Photo’s of the Dingle Dolphin on Facebook.
Scenes from the Dingle Tradfest by Valerie O’Sullivan. I lost my virginity in Dingle. No, not to Fungi. Sadly.
Valerie O’Sullivan’s lovely shots of the Dingle Adventure Race 2013, which took place at the weekend on the Dingle Peninsula; the multi-activity race included biking over the Conor Pass to Cloghane, running Mount Brandon, a 10Km road race from Ballybrack to Dingle before kayaking Dingle Bay. Total distance 48km, with a height of 1490m. I […]