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Bring on the Dulse and Yellowman Mary Anne

I have plans to visit the Lammas Fair in Ballycastle, Co Antrim for the first time in over 20 years.  The last time I was there I was working alongside my grandmother, great aunt and sister selling dulse and the infamous Devlins’ Yellowman that is synonymous with the festival. The purpose of my 2015 visit is to…… Continue reading Bring on the Dulse and Yellowman Mary Anne

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A Meaney Full Friendship

Life is an amazing and interesting journey insofar as the way in which new friendships start.  A few years ago I was involved in organising a Christmas festival in Newcastle West when I received a tweet from a “Roisin Meaney” offering to help out by doing some children’s storytelling sessions.  I’m not one to look…… Continue reading A Meaney Full Friendship

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(Goat) Kidding Around on the Belfast Food Tour

I promised in my last post to tell you all about the Belfast Food Tour I did on my most recent trip North. The infamous St George’s Market is where you meet the tour guide, Caroline Wilson.  It is also the starting point of the Belfast Food Tour.  Caroline took a large group of us…… Continue reading (Goat) Kidding Around on the Belfast Food Tour

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When Sharon met Donal at Harry’s Shack

I have been a busy bee the past couple of weeks hence the lack of posting.  The plague came to visit the Noonan household as did the break the washing machine fairy.  Very bad timing on both counts. Poorly kids meant that they had to stay at home instead of travelling North with me to…… Continue reading When Sharon met Donal at Harry’s Shack