Tag Archives: County Louth


This post is largely for my friend Ann who has heard me go on about “batch”! “Batch” is a type of bread made in a bakery in Ardee, County Louth.  It doesn’t sound all that amazing, it is just a … Continue reading

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A walk in the wind

We are getting the tail end of Hurricane Katia here in Ireland.  The winds moved in Monday night and I had difficulty sleeping! Tuesday the winds were still very strong, about 50mph.  By late afternoon I couldn’t take being housebound … Continue reading

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A sunny spell, but the winds are still ominous

At about lunchtime today, my mother and I headed to County Louth to spend a few days in her country cottage. The communication has been stiff since the milk incident so I was given warning last night that she was … Continue reading

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