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Portraits of Midleton People in New York Poorhouses, 1875-1915

The topic of Midleton people who emigrated away from the town and parish is one we have returned to a number of times. Many of those who left succeeded in improving their lot in life, uncovering opportunities that were unavailable to them at home. 5,631 more words

Rubicon Heritage

Distilleries - waking the spirits

Being half Irish, there was always whiskey in the house when I was growing up. As it happens, my parents weren’t actually “proper” whiskey drinkers – I don’t have childhood memories of my father drinking anything “straight” or “on the rocks” like in the movies. 1,080 more words

Food Discovery

An Open Letter.

For me and my community, 2015 ended in absolute disaster. You might have heard that Midleton, Co. Cork was amongst numerous towns in Ireland that got a total hammering from “Storm Frank” at the end of December 2015. 404 more words

Life

Photojournal: Storm Frank hits East Cork

We have had a few bad storms already this year, but last night was the worst so far. The town of Midleton was badly flooded, sections of the N25 were rendered impassable and parts of Garryvoe beach practically wiped out, with rubble strewn across the car park. 80 more words

Cork

McGregor's Legacy

To "The fighting Irish" 🍀😄 #MidletonRare #featherweightchampion

A video posted by Orlagh Hunter (@orlaghhunter) on Dec 13, 2015 at 2:56pm PST


Conor McGregor toasts his win over Aldo and ‘the Irish running the game’ with a Barry Crockett Legacy.

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Whiskey

Jameson (40%, OB, Circa 2012)

Today if anyone mentions an Irish Coffee, you say Jameson. If you say Irish Whiskey, you still say Jameson, unless you’re an anorak, than you might say something different, like Connemara, if you like it peated, or Teeling, or Middleton. 497 more words

Whisky From Master Quills Travels

Searching for Midleton's 'lost' 19th century brewery.

When researching the history of Midleton, one must admit that it can be very frustrating trying to put together an accurate picture of the town’s past. 765 more words

History