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    Máirtín MacConrai lives in Connemara and here describes how he used to make poitín with his father 50 years ago.
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    Take soda, lime, silica, aluminum oxide and a few other substances, pour into a furnace at 1680 degrees Celsius and you’ve got yourself...
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    There was a time in this country - not long ago - when raw animal hides were transformed into leather. The skins of cows, sheep and even...
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    “The cold gleam of silver wasn’t just irresistible to the people of the Viking Age, but to generations of the Irish ever since”. So...
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    It wasn’t too long ago when you could buy a blanket, scarf or jumper that was made from wool off an Irish sheep. Not any more. Today,...
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    “Gather up the pots and the old tin cans... the mash, the corn, the barley and the bran...run like the devil from the excise man...keep...