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How Ireland Got its Name!

Our obsession with Ireland has driven us to develop some questions. The most obvious to start with would seem to be, "How did Ireland get her...

Jul 13 2018
Post by Aidan Geraghty

Good Friday and Easter

The Friday before Easter is widely and commonly known as Good Friday, by all other Christians, including Catholics. While Easter Sunday is a wonderful day of great...

Apr 14 2017
Post by Aidan Geraghty

Bailey’s Irish Cream Pie

Only four ingredients, but oh so good! Ingredients Chocolate Cookie Crust 7oz jar Marshmallow Fluff 1 Pint Heavy Cream ½ Cup Bailey’s Irish Cream Instructions Whip...

Mar 17 2017
Post by Aidan Geraghty

Highland Cattle

In Scotland, there is a special breed of cow called, “Highland Cattle.” They have extended horns, much like the American Longhorn in appearance. Record of these...

Nov 28 2016
Post by Robin Makarski

What's Behind Being A Festival Vendor

Dennis and I booked 18 Irish Festivals this Summer.  We have 4 more to go. have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes to...

Sep 10 2016
Post by Aidan Geraghty

Triple Crown Winner , American Pharaoh, Living On Irish Owned Farm

American Pharaoh, the 2015 Triple Crown Winner is living on a beautiful Farm, down by Lexington, KY.  We were very lucky to get two of the...

May 22 2016
Post by Aidan Geraghty

Kentucky Road Trip, & a Triple Crown Winner

I have always wanted to travel to the horse area of KY.  We, Dennis & I have a connection to the Kentucky Derby.  In May 1973,...

May 11 2016
Post by Aidan Geraghty

2016 Dennis & Susan Excellent Road Trip Begins Sunday!

Every Summer Dennis & I take to the road beginning in the Spring and ending in late Fall.  We vend at about 18 Irish Festivals all...

May 04 2016
Post by Aidan Geraghty

Remembering My First Communion

  I made my First Holy Communion in 1962.  It was at St. Mary's Church in Denville, a place where I would later marry, our family...

Apr 27 2016
Post by Aidan Geraghty

Communion 2016, Keeping it Fun for Your Little One

Our Communion Department is open for 2016.  We are excited and love this time of year.  We want each child who comes in to feel important...

Jan 02 2016
Post by Aidan Geraghty

Do the Irish Have Seasons?

As a matter of fact they do.  I sit writing this on Friday morning, a glorious brisk sunny day where leaves are at peak on Smith...

Nov 23 2015
Post by Aidan Geraghty

Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin

Glasnevin Cemetery, located in Dublin, Ireland was our first stop on our tour to Ireland.  40 people flew in today to set off on an adventure...

Oct 26 2015
Post by Aidan Geraghty