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#OTD in 1657 – Death of Franciscan friar and historian, Luke Wadding, in Rome.

Wadding was born in Waterford to Walter Wadding of Waterford, a wealthy merchant, and his wife, Anastasia Lombard (sister of Peter Lombard, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of Ireland). 664 more words

Irish History


A couple of things happened between my trip to Amsterdam and flying out to Dublin-

A construction worker working at the house I lived in started and never stopped calling me Katy Perry. 1,028 more words


City of Kingston drafts nuisance bylaw, public input to follow

In an effort to keep unsanctioned street parties in check, the city of Kingston has drafted what they’re calling a nuisance party bylaw.

“We’ve certainly seen instances, three or four times a year, where a nuisance party bylaw could have been invoked,” City of Kingston co-ordinator of Licensing and Enforcement, Greg McLean said. 293 more words


St. Patricks Day Parade 2017 - DIT

It was a privilege and a great experience to take part in the Dublin St. Patricks Day parade this year. It took a lot of planning, work and professional execution to ensure the DIT float worked as successfully as it did. 116 more words

Graphic Design

Why Was The Chicago River Different Colors This Weekend?

So it’s not unusual for the Chicago River to be green on St. Patrick’s Day.

But, we’re no where near St. Patrick’s Day and the river was a teal color near Wolf Point over the weekend. 89 more words


Colcannon, Bangers, and Guinness Stew

Having just returned from Ireland, I felt it imperative to revisit a previous blog and add my hand at Guinness stew.

In honour of Saint Patrick’s Day, I made Colcannon, an Irish dish of cabbage, potatoes, and a whiskey sauce. 478 more words


Sip Trips #116: Ode to a Bar

Everybody experiences tragedies and one recently hit the Sip Advisor headquarters. Our crack team learned our favourite watering hole, Jimmy’s Taphouse, would be shutting their doors for good, with very little fanfare. 401 more words

Out And About-Sip Trips