"Le Pastis" is a remarkable newly opened French bistro in the heart of Blackrock village in the South of Dublin whose namesake is the French "Pastis" anise aperitif, that traditionally breaks the ice between dining guests and brings them closer together.
In the past, in order to create a successful business and generate any significant income, you needed either years of hard word, or inhuman commercial abilities and high risk.
History is a complex and entertaining subject. Time after time, some unusual and surprising secrets appear from the deepest parts of history, about which one wants to learn more and more. Here we have such a secret, which not many would have known about.
An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD together with An Tánaiste, Joan Burton TD, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan TD, and Minister of State for Diaspora Affairs, Jimmy Deenihan TD today (Tuesday) launched Global Irish: Ireland’s Diaspora Policy.
March 17th is the most important say of the year for the Irish and for Irish communities all around the world. It is the official day of the Patron Saint of Ireland, St Patrick. But these days it is famous not so much for religious reasons, than for the party atmosphere it heralds, when vast quantities of stout are consumed (a traditional dark Irish beer, the most famous of which is Guinness) in celebration of the man who is considered to have converted the pagan Irish Celts to Christianity.