‘Clockwork’ – Published Spontanteity Arts Journal March 2014

Clockwork by RM Kealy As regular as clockwork, they say. Same time, every day. Seven days a week. Hail, rain or snow. He is an elderly gentleman, with wisps of white hair smoothed back neatly below a trilby hat. His faded shirt is buttoned all the way up and a drooping bow-tie rests beneath the folds […]

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Writers’ Tipples: Straight Scotch – Dylan Thomas

This writer’s drink is a straightforward one; his relationship with drink itself was not. Over the last couple of weeks, this little series of writers’ favourite drinks is part homage to writers I admire, part a bit of fun.  I find myself unable to draw much fun out of this writer’s association with drinking, however. […]

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Review of Creole, Galway City – Published Food and Wine Magazine March 2014

Creole 49 Lower Dominick Street, Galway Tel: (+353) 91895926 http://www.creole.ie   At the tail end of a very wet weekend in the West we found ourselves hurrying along Galway’s cobblestoned streets, seeking refuge from the driving rain.  Crossing over the churning river, we spied an amber glow emanating from behind lace curtains. Entering ‘Creole’ on […]

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Recipe: Easy Individual Banoffee Pie

‘Offee pie is a unique RMKealy recipe.  However, it’s not inspired by culinary genius, painstakingly formulated and tested in a professional kitchen. It’s what happens when a typical modern Irish woman (read: insanely busy) juggles slightly too many balls in the air while attempting to be that multi-limbed goddess of family, home and work that […]

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Listening vs Reading: Audiobooks

In our house, we’re well-versed in the world of audiobooks as they are the reason why our family holidays are successful. I love to read books (well, duh) but my husband doesn’t.  It’s not the books themselves mind you, it’s just the physical act of reading sentence after sentence for three hundred pages – his […]

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Writers’ Tipples: Whiskey Sour Recipe – Dorothy Parker

Ah, where to begin with my beloved Dorothy Parker.   I’ll be covering a visit to the Algonquin shortly under the food section, but it would be remiss of me not to include a drink or two under this literary heroine’s name. You might forgive me if I wax lyrical a little on the subject of […]

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