An irish Christmas

You just cant beat an irish Christmas it involves a lot of laughter, tears, panic and a whole lot of love. Here are some things that happens in every irish home 1. Waking up at crazy o clock I’m 37 and I got up at 6am, but families with kids can be seen to wake…

Poultice old medicine

Asif has an infected finger it’s full of posion and so sore to touch I can’t find any cut or anything to explain the the injury. To heal it I made a poultice is something we use in Ireland and my grandmother used to swear by it. A poultice is a moist concoction – usually…

Irish superstitions/piseog

Title says it all really, for anyone who’s hearing for the first time a piseog is a superstition, generally to do with farming and generally negative as far as I know. I’m familiar with two piseogs that my grandfather told me about, one being the ‘sling calf’ where an aborted calf’ would be slung onto…