Welcome to The Diary of an (almost) Irish Country Wife

I started this blog when I moved from Dublin to Co Clare in 2008. I thought I’d be filling it with tales of how I swapped city living for country domesticity, but alas, it hasn’t quite worked out that way.

I continue to work part-time in Dublin, and my time in the country is usually spent catching up on domestic chores, and work related things  – the joys of being a freelancer. However, I do occasionally find the time to indulge in country pursuits and while, I have thought at times of abandoning my country wife blog, I find I still like to have a place separate from my other blogs to write about them. Even more gratifying, I find that you still like reading them – so thank you for your continued support and comments and who knows…maybe one of these days, I may well find the time to become a proper country wife!

In the meantime, in Diary of  A Country Wife, I continue to write of my love affair with Co Clare, which deepens with each year I spend here; I watch with wonder the changing of the seasons, the cycle of death and rebirth in nature: I cook and continue to share recipes, and whenever anything quirky catches my eye, I love to share it here.

And that’s the story behind the diary of an (almost) country wife!

 

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2 responses »

  1. I’m happy to have found your site. Thanks for the reblog. You may be drooling over my Lemon Meringue, but I’m drooling over your background photo. What a beautiful part of the world you live in!

  2. Liffey Sound 96.4fm Community Radio Station in Lucan, Dublin is celebrating Nollag na mBan 2013. We will play host to a gathering of ladies in Lucan. You are invited to this gathering on Sunday 6 January 2013, in the O’Neill’s Lucan Inn. As part of this celebration we would like to display testimonies to Mná na hAite (local women) & Mná thar Lear (Abroad). We invite you to write a short piece on Nollaig na mBan and forward it to info@liffeysoundfm.ie for display on the night. What better way to celebrate Nollaig na mBan than surrounded by testimonies to the great women of Lucan & Abroad. Better Still we invite you to drop in to join with us as we celebrate – a celebration that will include the 3 Great C’s Ceol, Caint agus Craic. 2013 The Year of the Gathering check http://www.gatheringireland.com you’ll find Liffey Sound there. Maria Murphy, What a great Blog! go hiontach!!! check http://www.liffeysoundfm.ie for details of Liffey Sound Radio

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