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All In The Cooking 70 Years On

Sep 18, 2015 | Comments Off on All In The Cooking 70 Years On

Anna Browne is 97 years old. She was one of the compilers of the Cathal Brugha Street publication All In The Cooking for the college’s Domestic Science students almost 70 years ago. Anna writes the Foreword to the delightful reissue of the book by O’Brien Press. Could this be Ireland’s very first cookery book? And not…

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Rolling Sun on Croagh Patrick

Nov 15, 2010 | Comments Off on Rolling Sun on Croagh Patrick

I didn’t get to the Rolling Sun Book Festival in Westport this week-end. Only heard about it late in the day and was intrigued by the title. It seems that at certain times of the year the sun appears to roll down the side of the mountain on the nearby Croagh Patrick. I spent my childhood…

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