Ireland (locally: /ˈɑːrlənd/; RP: /ˈaɪələnd/; GA: /ˈaɪərlənd/; Irish: Éire [ˈeːɾʲə] ; Ulster-Scots: Airlann or Airlan [ˈɑːrlən]) is an island in the North Atlantic to the west of Great Britain, from which it is separated by the North Channel, the Irish Sea and St Georges Channel, and after which it is the largest island of the British Isles archipelago. It is the third-largest island in Europe and the twentieth-largest island on Earth.Politically, Ireland is divided between the Republic of Ireland, which covers five-sixths of the island, and Northern Ireland, a part of the United Kingdom, which covers the remaining area and is located in the north-east of the island.
Posts about Ireland
    • Thirst Boston 2014: World of Whisk(e)y Bar & Cocktail Cherries

      “Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.” --Ernest Hemingway As I mentioned previously, on Saturday and Sunday, Thirst Boston held two Sponsored Bars on each day, running from 9am-6pm. Essentially, you could taste some spirits neat or in one of a few different cocktails. And you weren't limited to a single taste.

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    • All About Whiskey: From Scotch to Bourbon

      Whiskey. Whisky. Uisge Beatha. Water of Life. Whiskey is basically a distilled alcohol made from fermented grains, and generally aged in wooden barrrels. It is produced all over the world, from Scotland to Japan, from the U.S. to India, from France to Taiwan. There are a number of different varieties from blended whiskey to single malt, bourbon to rye whiskey.

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  • iFest: Ireland in Boston (And Win Tickets!)

    … In ten days, Ireland will come to Boston at the iFest, a three-day festival that celebrates Irish culture, cuisine, heritage, hospitality, and entertainment. The festival will be held from Friday, September 26 to Sunday, September 28 at the Seaport World Trade Center. There will be something for all interests, such as Music/Entertainment…

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