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Lunch and Dinner in Ireland

When in Ireland, you tend to eat a lot of pub grub. I would equate this to the affordable food options that we have here in America. Its usually pretty simple food – stews, fish and chips, chowder, grilled sandwiches. After spending 12 days in Ireland, we got a bit sick of meat and potatoes so we ventured out to try some other cuisines – Thai, Indian, Italian. I wouldn’t say that we loved Irish food as it seemed a bit bland, but we did enjoy trying the many variety at pubs and restaurants across the country. We did have some of the best thai food we have ever had in a little town called Kinsale. It was so hot, it really made me sweat! I can’t even get them to make it that hot in California!

Fish Chowder and Soda Bread

Burger and Chips

Fish and Chips

Spicy Seafood Pasta

Bangers and Mash


Beef and Guinness Stew

Fish and Chips



Fish Chowder and Brown Bread

Meat Lasagna (sorry its dark)

Hot Irish Smoked Salmon


Chocolate Cake with Baileys Irish Cream Ice Cream

Panang Curry

Pad See Me

Fajita Wrap with Chips

Fish and Chips

Grilled Ham and Cheese

Fajita and Salad (sorry its dark)

Chowder (sorry its dark)



Real Fish and Chips


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Breakfast in Ireland

We spent 12 days in Ireland and stayed at a B&B for each night. Breakfast is included and it was very interesting to see how the traditional Irish Breakfast changed from place to place. An Irish breakfast is normally 2 eggs (any way), 2 pieces of bacon (the best bacon ever.. not like american bacon), 2 sausages, 2 puddings (black and white, basically the leftovers of a pig and the black one includes the blood), grilled tomatoes, mushrooms or potatoes, toast, and brown bread. It was a ton of food! I’m not a huge fan of pudding but some people love it.

At some places we were lucky enough to get pancakes (crepes), smoked salmon, or omelets. Each B&B had their own variety.

Irish Breakfast

Irish Breakfast

Smoked salmon and scrambled eggs

Irish Breakfast

Irish Breakfast



Pancakes and Bacon

Half Irish

Eggs and Bacon




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