Thursday, March 13, 2014

3/13 Tim Herlihy, St. Patrick's Day, Tullamore D.E.W., Howard Price

TIM HERLIHY - EXPERT ON ALL THINGS ST. PATRICK’S WILL DEBUNKING THE MYTHS 

FACT vs FICTION: DEBUNKING THE MYTHS OF  SAINT PATRICK’S DAY PLUS 6 WAYS TO CELEBRATE “IRISH TRUE” & LEARN ABOUT THE DIFFERENT WHISKIES IN THE WORLD

Gone are the days of green beer and leprechauns!! The myths and legends surrounding the festive day have become commercial clichés that actually don’t always reflect the authentic Irish spirit!!

This St. Patrick’s Day, take a close look at some of the popular myths surrounding St Paddy and find out how to really celebrate the “Irish True” way!

The Irish know how to celebrate their beloved Saint’s special day!  To live like an Irishman (or woman) in the “Irish True” way….try these easy and authentic ideas to honor the spirit:

 •TAKE THE DAY OFF - Join the folks in Ireland and the island of Montserrat – the Emerald Isle of the Caribbean - 2 countries in the world where St. Patrick’s Day is a public holiday!

•HAVE THE “CRAIC’ - Craic pronounced ‘Crack’ is a Gaelic word, with no exact English translation. Put simply, having the craic is having a good time or a laugh.

•SHARE A TOAST - toasting is a big part of Irish culture, it should speak from the heart and is meant to be shared with those most important to you.

•WATCH SOME GAELIC SPORT - An Irish True St. Patrick’s Day experience is not just about the parades, but it’s also about Gaelic sport. Many Irish people will visit Croke Park in Dublin, which has been at the heart of Irish sporting life for over a hundred years and is the headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA).  Outside of Ireland, there are a number of ways to view St. Patrick’s Day action on TV and online.

•LISTEN TO LIVE MUSIC - If you’re not lucky enough to be on a trip of a lifetime to Ireland over St. Patrick’s Day, you can still embrace the Irish True spirit by surprising your friends with tickets to your favorite band – as being Irish means you enjoy the good things in life.

•DRINK IRISH WHISKEY – Move over green beer - St. Patrick’s Day wouldn’t be authentic without a ‘drop of the hard stuff’. Take a leaf out of St. Patrick’s book, who in myth is said to have encouraged Irishmen to have a ‘drop of the hard stuff.”

About Tim: As far as whiskey experts go, they don’t come more Irish True than Tullamore D.E.W. Brand Ambassador - Tim Herlihy. Tullamore D.E.W. is the second largest Irish whiskey in the world. From Tim’s humble beginnings in the small farming town of Termonfeckin in Ireland’s County Louth, to his work as the North American representative for one of Ireland’s most beloved and storied products, Tim’s life and career have been marked by the kind of passion, warmth and love of whiskey that typifies the Irish True character.


THEN HOWARD PRICE JOINS THE SHOW TO TALK ABOUT HIS ITALIAN WINE TOUR



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