Ireland Christmas Celebrations | Christmas in Ireland: Irish Customs & Traditions

Christmas in Ireland: Irish Customs & Traditions

Ireland Christmas Celebrations | Christmas in Ireland: Irish Customs & Traditions

Christmas in Ireland: Irish Customs & Traditions

Christmas in Ireland: Irish Customs & Traditions

Christmas in Ireland: Irish Customs & Traditions

Learn everything there is to know about celebrating Christmas in Ireland from customs & traditions to festivities & Irish holiday fare.

Aran Isle Sweaters - how a dropped stitch gave rise to a popular myth. - World Cultures European

Aran Isle Sweaters - how a dropped stitch gave rise to a popular myth. - World Cultures European

Irish Night Before Christmas, An (The Night Before Christmas Series)

Christmas in Ireland: Irish Customs & Traditions

Homemade Irish Cream: quick to make and tastes like the real thing!  Customize flavors for sipping, adding to drinks, or boozy desserts. {Bunsen Burner Bakery} via @bnsnbrnrbakery

Homemade Irish Cream

Homemade Irish Cream: quick to make and tastes like the real thing! Customize flavors for sipping, adding to drinks, or boozy desserts. {Bunsen Burner Bakery} via @bnsnbrnrbakery

Saoirse Ronan and her beautiful Irish brogue had Fallon in giggles over a classic Irish custom

Saoirse Ronan and her heavy Irish brogue had Fallon in giggles over a classic Irish custom

Saoirse Ronan and her beautiful Irish brogue had Fallon in giggles over a classic Irish custom

This traditional Irish sweet bread is known as barmbrack, or bairin breac in Gaelic, or speckled loaf, since it is run through with raisins This is a perfect bread for breakfast or tea, spread with good butter, toasted or not The recipe has been adapted slightly from one by the well-known Irish cookbook author Rachel Allen; her original calls for chopped candied peel instead of citrus zest, and fast-rising yeast instead of dry active yeast.

Barmbrack (Irish Sweet Bread)

This traditional Irish sweet bread is known as barmbrack, or bairin breac in Gaelic, or speckled loaf, since it is run through with raisins This is a perfect bread for breakfast or tea, spread with good butter, toasted or not The recipe has been adapted slightly from one by the well-known Irish cookbook author Rachel Allen; her original calls for chopped candied peel instead of citrus zest, and fast-rising yeast instead of dry active yeast.

The name “Swing the Teapot” recalls the old Irish custom of a communal cup of tea and to "swing the teapot" means pass the teapot to the next person.

The name “Swing the Teapot” recalls the old Irish custom of a communal cup of tea and to "swing the teapot" means pass the teapot to the next person.

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