May You Be Blessed

May You Be Blessed This first Day of March…..


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The Island of Ireland is about the size of the state of Indiana. This is  interesting to me as I am from Indiana!


Donegal Town Ireland.


Over the millennia, Gaelic and Viking names have become anglicized; later, when the tables turned, English names became Gaelicized. Spelling isn’t as important as pronunciation…….which is almost impossible anyway.

Dun: fortified area, castle, or fortress.

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~ O For A Breath Of Irish Air And A Sight Of The Irish Green…..


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Castle in Northern Ireland…


Cead Mile Failte Romhat!
( A hundred thousand welcomes to you!)

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A Taste Of The Irish Bill Of Fare From The Hands Of My Irish Coleen – or in this Kitchen   ~ The Hands of Irish Melissa  😉

Do you like Parsnips ?? I love them!

Parsnip Mash

1 Pound of Potatoes, peeled or unpeeled if you like and chopped

1 Pound Parsnips, peeled and chopped. ( I buy organic so I do not peel)

2/3 cup mixture of cream milk and cream

2-3 Tablespoons butter

2 Tablespoons chopped scallions

Salt and pepper to taste

  1. Place the potatoes and parsnips in a large pot cover with cold water. Boil until fork tender.
  2. Drain the potatoes and parsnips well, then mash with milk, cream and butter.
  3. Mix in the scallions and add salt and pepper to taste


Enjoy – Melissa

All Pictures and content are copyright 2017 By Melissa O’Connor

Photographs of Ireland belong to me! DO NOT PIN OR REMOVE!!

Some Information and sketches are from the book ‘ Ireland A Celebration’



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