Category Archives: Truly Irish

Delightful Design / Drury Buildings Restaurant in Dublin

  Dublin’s new-ish restaurant on Drury Street called Drury Buildings is currently sitting comfortably in my top three for my favorite interior design in Dublin. Something about the combination of camel leather, turquoise velvet and colored water glasses made me want to … Continue reading

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Truly Irish / Giant’s Causeway Inspired Jewellery from Isle Jewellery

Today I’m really excited to share with you the work of a new company that I’ve recently discovered: Isle Jewellery. I discovered them perfectly by chance a few months ago when they followed me on Twitter (I love when I … Continue reading

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One Day in Belfast, Ireland

I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve been to Belfast, even if we’re counting tagging along to Michael’s basketball matches. And I can count on zero hands the number of times I’ve really explored and appreciated … Continue reading

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How Irish Weddings are Different

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post over on Wedding Party about how Irish weddings are different from other wedding celebrations. I find these kinds of cultural differences fascinating, so I thought you might too! You can learn about … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Book / The Irish File

I discovered this book completely by chance while pulling props at Article in the Powerscourt Centre a few weeks ago. It’s a book of photography by Jon Michael Riley called The Irish File, Images from a Land of Grace, and … Continue reading

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In Season: May Blooms

This month, all of my favorite flowers are in bloom here in Dublin. Peonies, lilacs, gorse, irises. Peonies because they are the fluffiest, gorse because it smells like coconut, and lilacs and irises because they remind me of piano recitals when … Continue reading

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Six Irish Movies Worth Watching

How about an Irish movie night or six? And if you only have time for one, make sure it’s The Commitments. It’s our all-time favorite and really, really quotable. The Commitments / Snatch / Intermission The Guard / The Van / The Snapper What’s … Continue reading

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Irish Maker at Work / Karolina Grudniewska of KaroArt

I think we have to preface this whole post by staying that Karolina’s hair is downright gorgeous. Those curls! Now, with that out of the way, we can begin. Today is another installment of a collaborative series where the talented … Continue reading

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A Connemara Road Trip Pit Stop in Photos

While my parents were here a few weeks ago, Michael and I took them on a two-day road trip through the depths of Connemara. I have to say, we packed a lot in to those to days – a giant … Continue reading

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The Best Thing about Ireland in the Springtime

Little leaping baby lambs are the best thing about Ireland in the springtime. Hands down. And they may also have been to blame for my erratic highway driving this weekend.  So cute, right?! They’re so mini!  

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