via #OTD in 1861 – The American Civil War began; 150,000 Irishmen would serve with the Union forces, and 40,000 with the Confederacy.

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caramel rolls with pecan nuts

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Chocolate Guinness Cake with Caramel Glaze

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apple pie ice cream

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Blueberry Scones

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blueberry cake with cinnamon streusel

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Eat: Lemony, Garlicky Fettuccine with Basil and Tomato

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Fleur de Sel Caramels

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apple cake with marzipan

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Whoopie Pies

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Peach Cobbler Scones

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apple cake with shortcrust pastry

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Buttermilk Scones with Blackberry Jam

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Winner Winner Chicken Dinner-Mustard and Balsamic

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via #OTD in 1949 – The Republic of Ireland withdraws from the British Commonwealth. The British Parliament recognises the declaration but asserts sovereignty over the six northern counties.

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chocolate cake with apples and rum

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Bully’s Acre, Dublin

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Banana Bread Scones

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Baked Chicken Breasts and Rice.

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Cranberry Scones

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via #OTD in 1912 – The Titanic sank on her maiden voyage with the loss of 1,513 souls, many of them Irish; 732 would survive.

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marble cake

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via #OTD in 1922 – Led by Rory O’Connor, forces against the Anglo-Irish Treaty seized the Four Courts in Dublin.

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English Tea Farthing Biscuits

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Making munker (æbleskiver)

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via #OTD in 1742 – Handel’s Messiah is performed for the first time, conducted by the composer, at Mr. Neale’s Great Music Hall, Fishamble Street, Dublin, before an audience of 700.

via #OTD in 1912 – The Titanic, the world’s largest ship built at Belfast’s Harland and Wolfe, hits an iceberg at 11:40pm.

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English Scones with Creamy Orange Butter

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Cinnamon Bundt Cake

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Orange Sweet Rolls

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#OTD in Irish History – 11 April:

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Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette Chicken Salad

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Posted by: marthabernie | April 12, 2018

The Celts of Ancient Ireland

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Pulled Beef and Marscapone Pie

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Posted by: marthabernie | April 11, 2018

The Turoe Stone

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