Burns Night

Posted on Jan 25, 2020 in Food | Comments Off on Burns Night

  Burns Night is an annual tribute to the Scottish poet, Robert Burns. It was originally organised by his close friends and family after he died as a memorial, but it is now a country wide event that people hold themselves, with traditional Scottish food, music and Burn’s works. Burns night falls on January 25th […]

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Taste of West Cork 2017

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 in Food | Comments Off on Taste of West Cork 2017

A Taste of West Cork Food Festival is a celebration of all that is wonderful about West Cork.  The food, the landscape, the seascape, the history, the  culture, the art and craft and the people. A Taste of West Cork Food Festival, kicks off on Friday, September 8 and runs until Sunday, September 17. The […]

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The Food of the Irish

Posted on Nov 26, 2016 in Food | Comments Off on The Food of the Irish

Tayto crisps are the ‘most missed’ food among Irish emigrants and a survey has found stout and bacon among Irish foods emigrants say are of superior quality to those abroad. They are the centrepiece of many food parcels sent abroad and now they’ve been named as the “most missed” food by Irish emigrants. Tayto crisps […]

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Hipchips in Soho

Posted on Nov 22, 2016 in Food | Comments Off on Hipchips in Soho

Soho is well known for giving punters what they want but its latest offering is something truly kinky  – Hipchips,  a restaurant serving solely crisps and dips! London already boasts a café dedicated to breakfast cereals and a diner specialising in cheese toasties. Today it welcomes a new arrival — a Soho restaurant serving solely […]

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Ziferblat Coffee and Cake by the hour

Posted on Oct 23, 2016 in Business | Comments Off on Ziferblat Coffee and Cake by the hour

Ziferblat in Manchester, is a kind of cafe that charges you six pence a minute for the time you spend there. Customers can consume as much food, drink and wi-fi in that time as they like. And believe it or not it has taken off! Ever felt you’ve overstayed your welcome in a cafe, by […]

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Ode for William the Worm

Posted on Aug 9, 2016 in Food | Comments Off on Ode for William the Worm

When Wes Metcalfe bought a cucumber from a Tesco shop in Dinnington, Sheffield, he did not expect it to come with a dead worm. So put off was he by the creature wedged inside the packaging, that he turned to Facebook to let Tesco know why it would be a while before he tucked into […]

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Irish chipper about Paul’s Jammy Wotsit

Posted on Dec 23, 2015 in Food | Comments Off on Irish chipper about Paul’s Jammy Wotsit

  In Australia Bondi’s considerable Irish community now has its own chipper and, according to its owners, The Traditional Chip Shop is starting to batter the opposition.  Owned by Meath-man Will Dolan and his wife, Suzanne, the Traditional Chip Shop has been packing them in since opening its doors in October. The top sellers so […]

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Save Soho

Posted on Dec 3, 2015 in Food | Comments Off on Save Soho

When you first come to London you seek out places to eat which are personal or good value or both. I remember well The Chelsea Kitchen, the Stockpot, Daquise, Wong Kei, and the markets and food stalls in Strutton Ground, Victoria and Berwick Street, Soho. Slowly the real London we knew and related to is […]

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Dine like a Lord!

Posted on Sep 4, 2015 in Food | Comments Off on Dine like a Lord!

The Peers’ Dining Room at the House of Lords opened to the public for the first time this year – as managers attempt to raise cash following £880,000 losses. Foodies have the chance to dine like a lord with a three course lunch and coffee costing £40 per head. Actually the clickbait headline is not […]

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Caffix – London’s One Pound Café

Posted on Jun 4, 2015 in Food | Comments Off on Caffix – London’s One Pound Café

The Eagle has covered the explosion of “no choice” cafés in London. A cereal café, porridge café, cheese-sandwich café and owl café are just some of the concepts to have opened in 2015. But the One Pound café is a concept which may very well be around for some time. £1 and fresh. Come on […]

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The Eagle On London

Good old Guy Fawkes!

Posted on Nov 5, 2019 in Britain | Comments Off on Good old Guy Fawkes!

Tube Tunes

Posted on Aug 29, 2019 in latest | Comments Off on Tube Tunes

Schools to Prison on the Tube

Posted on Aug 24, 2018 in latest | Comments Off on Schools to Prison on the Tube

Happy Birthday Karl Marx

Posted on May 5, 2018 in latest | Comments Off on Happy Birthday Karl Marx

The Eagle on Ireland

The Wren, the Wren!

Posted on Dec 26, 2019 in Ireland | Comments Off on The Wren, the Wren!

In Darkest Midwinter

Posted on Dec 22, 2019 in Ireland | Comments Off on In Darkest Midwinter

The murder of Canon Magner

Posted on Dec 15, 2019 in Ireland | Comments Off on The murder of Canon Magner

The Boys of Kilmichael

Posted on Nov 28, 2019 in Ireland | Comments Off on The Boys of Kilmichael