Brooklyn Chocolate

This is the famous Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout. In the 18th century, Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia, ordered a stout to be sent to her from England. This beer was brewed strong and hoppy to survive the sea voyage, and it arrived in perfect condition. Soon “Russian Imperial Stout” became the toast of the […]

1916 Proclamination

On Thursday 27 April 1916, the Enniscorthy brigade of the Irish Volunteers proclaimed the Republic to the good people of Wexford from the steps of the Athenaeum theatre, and for one week a tricolour flew high over the roofs of Enniscorthy. “Ireland through us, summons her children to her flag and strikes for her freedom” To […]