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Ballymaloe Day 6: No rest for the wicked

Jealous of my housemates’ lie in, I pulled myself out of bed at 6am to prepare for a day at the Farmers Market in Midleton. 305 more words

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Heritage Week 2014 Closing Tour.

 

Thankfully the weather gods were in a reasonable mood today and restrained the rain/drizzle until the end of the tour.  We had over sixteen people on the tour and that was a very comfortable number which allowed us to create a corridor on the pavement to let other pedestrians through. 175 more words

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The boys are back in town

First published in MUDL Magazine (September 2014 edition).

I find it difficult to believe, in moments when I reflect on it, that until this year we did not have access locally to one of the most prominent whiskey styles in the history of the drink. 540 more words

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Historical Walking Tour of Midleton, Sunday, 31st August @ 3.00 pm.

If you hadn’t noticed by now, Ireland is celebrating National Heritage Week 2014 from Saturday 23rd August to Sunday 31st August.  There were only three events registered for Midleton during this week.   303 more words

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Welcome to my new blog.

Welcome gentle reader to my new blog!

Whether by accident or design, you’ve stumbled across a blog that I hope will amuse and inform you, especially about a place called Midleton – yes, that’s Midleton with just one ‘d’! 27 more words

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Whisky Review #232 Redbreast 15yo 46%

Another single pot still whiskey from the chaps at Midleton distillery.

On the nose: Mmm! Honey, sweet wood and rye bread. Very sugary.. or more like fructose, maybe. 100 more words

138 Epic Miles: Midleton to Limerick

Sunday, August 17th. Tour of Munster Day 1.

I was rested, and raring to go once again. The three days in Ulster at the beginning of the week merely whetted my appetite for more, and because the organisers are from the east-Cork town of Midleton this was definitely classed as the spin of the year! 429 more words

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