Tag Archives: Saint Patrick’s Day

Potato Rings

No, nothing to do with tasty snacks or Irish gangs of colluding dealers up to their shenanigans, rather, potato rings are choice items of Irish silverware. Though dish rings were conceived in early eighteenth-century London, it was Irish silversmiths who … Continue reading

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Buckets begorrah!

This year I decided to mark Saint Patrick’s Day with a post celebrating some peculiarly Irish furniture. Ireland is a country that incites endless superlatives as the result of her lush scenery and vistas, culture, and – amongst many unique products … Continue reading

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Shamrocks

To all Irishmen, particularly those in absentia… happy Saint Patrick’s Day. The Reverend Doctor Caleb Threlkeld, Synopsis Stirpium Hibernicarum… (Irish Flora), circa 1727. Jack Plane

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“Good Luck to Yez!”

To all Irishmen, particularly those in absentia… happy Saint Patrick’s Day. Jack Plane

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“The Auld Sod!”

To all Irishmen, particularly those in absentia… happy Saint Patrick’s Day. Jack Plane

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