Category Archives: Truly Irish

Delightful Design / Sleep at 31 Leeson Close

At the very end of October, which feels like eight million years ago already, Michael and I had the pleasure of staying in the city centre at 31 Leeson Close for the night. I had been meaning to get to … Continue reading

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Irish Makers at Work / Claire Ryan of the Informal Florist

It’s time for another instalment of my collaboration with talented photographer Christine Burns today. This time, we get to have a reunion with the Informal Florist! Doing this interview was so fun, because the last time I featured Claire on … Continue reading

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Delightful Design / Woollen Mills Restaurant

There’s a new cafe/restaurant in Dublin’s iconic Woollen Mills building and I had been meaning to bring my camera in to take a few photos to share with you. On my whirlwind day last week, I slipped in and snapped … Continue reading

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48 Hours in Donegal and Fermanagh

A few weeks ago, Michael and I hopped in the car on Friday night for a little excursion to County Donegal and County Fermanagh, neither of which either of us had spent any real time in – except at the … Continue reading

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The Tiniest Irish Post Office

I’m still going through photos from my travels last week, but I thought we’d all get a kick out of this little sneak peek. How about the tiniest Irish post office you ever did see? Just inland from the cliffs … Continue reading

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Irish Yogurt with Blackberry Jam

You know what Ireland has done to me? It has spoiled me for any dairy products – butter, milk, yogurt, all of it. And there’s something that happens when the dairy products are so delicious. Somehow it means you need less sugar … Continue reading

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A Podcast about Delightful Dublin on Irish Fireside

Happy Friday, friends! What a short week in the land of From China Village, but we’re ending it with a bang! This morning, I woke up to an email from my friend Corey at Irish Fireside to say that the podcast … Continue reading

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Dublin in the Details

On my way home from Dublin’s city centre today, the sky was blue and the sun was shining warmly (and unseasonably) on my back. I stopped to snap a photo of this black lamp post against the autumn-blue sky. They’re almost … Continue reading

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Six Super Reasons to Fall in Love with Dublin

Happy Friday, friends! If you’re in Dublin, I hope you’re out in the city enjoying one of my favorite nights of the year – Culture Night. It’s the best buzz the city has all year. If you’re not, and you’re … Continue reading

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Dublin City Bridges Tote from Clover Rua

I had been wanting to take a few photos with my new Dublin Bridges tote from Clover Rua for months now. In fact, I carried it and my camera to church six times, since our church is near the Liffey and … Continue reading

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