emigrant · Parenting · travel

Oldbrige & The Battle of the Boyne Museum

Recently on Facebook some fellow Irish Parenting Bloggers and I got into a chat about places to visit around Drogheda and Dundalk. I’m not familiar with Dundalk at all but having been to school in Drogheda and being based in the area whenever we are home in Ireland on holiday, I have a few favourite… Continue reading Oldbrige & The Battle of the Boyne Museum

emigrant · Home · travel

Our Stay At The Old Dispensary, Donore, Ireland

I haven’t told you about our stay at The Old Dispensary yet, have I? When we returned from Ireland in May, my mind was buzzing with details of the the places and ideas I wanted to blog about. Recently I got round to writing about the wedding (here and here). I also managed to tell you… Continue reading Our Stay At The Old Dispensary, Donore, Ireland

emigrant · Parenting

What’s Rare is Wonderful – Families and Formal Wear

A wedding, a garden party and two communions, that’s what we have been through over the last two months. That’s a lot of suit-wearing for little boys. Luckily they seem to love the novelty of being dressed up like their Papa – the white shirts, ties and dickie bows, pocket handkerchiefs  and waistcoats were a… Continue reading What’s Rare is Wonderful – Families and Formal Wear

emigrant · food

Revisiting The Brown Hound Cafe, Drogheda

Do you know that feeling of finding a place you really like, be it a shop, cafe, theatre or garden, and hoping it will never ever change? That’s the feeling I have about one of my favourite places to visit when I am home in Ireland – The Brown Hound Cafe in Bryanstown, Drogheda. I… Continue reading Revisiting The Brown Hound Cafe, Drogheda