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Blooming Marvellous: A Wildflower Hunter’s Year

Whenever I see the first cowslips of the year, I imagine myself back in a field near Sandyford, County Dublin, in the mid 1950s … Zoe Devlin has viewed her whole life through green-tinted glasses, describing herself as an `unofficial ambassador for weeds, wasps and wagtails’. What began as a childhood delight in wildflowers grew into a hobby, …

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Put the Kettle On: The Irish Love Affair With Tea

How do you take your tea? Tea fanatic Juanita Browne investigates tea habits and the warmth, the comfort, and the goodness in every brew across Ireland. She discovers tea is more than a simple drink, meeting characters such as tea addicts, teabag haters, tea connoisseurs, a teapot collector, a `Teaseach’ and the makers of a `teabag tablecloth’. …

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