TEN BEST IRISH BEERS #7. Lander's Malt house in Kinsale has been serving beer since the 17th century. Today it is known as Kinsale Brewery. The water in the brew is from actual wells in southern Ireland. The light hued beer has a bitter taste at first that fades with light floral undertones.
O'Hara's Irish stout - Carlow Brewing Company, Carlow, Ireland : Only 4.3% ABV, it boasts "gobs of flavor", "throws down hop aroma ad a firm bitterness", with a "dry, enticingly bitter finish". A "session stout" with "huge complexity and startling freshness". Yum, I love a good stout.
A Historic Artefact was stolen recently from St Lawrence's Church (in ruins), Rathmore, Athboy. It was last seen on the 16 April 2013. The Artefact was in the middle of the field in front of the old church ruins in Rathmore, Athboy. The item is described as a Holy Water font, approx 2 foot high, 14" diameter with carving of apostles and Jesus.
Ten Best Irish Beers #9. This true red ale derives its hue from roasted Barley. No artifical coloring to be found in this libation. This beer was originally known as Lady's Well ale, it is dry, crisp, hoppy, and carbonated with hints of fruit and caramel.
Kilkenny is another thick Irish beer that has spiked in popularity in the U.S., but isn't quite as heavy as Guinness. Until recently, the only place in the states you could find it was at the Dubliner in Washington, D.C., but you should be able to locate it at your nearest Irish pub.
Pearse Square is a Georgian square in Dublin bounded on its south side by Pearse Street. It was formerly known as Queen Square and dates from 1839. The park in the centre is just over half a hectare in size and was refurbished in 1996 based on the formal layout in an 1838 map for the area. It features sports fields and a 3.5m tall sculpture by Sandra Bell titled "Harmony" is in the centre.