Ireland

Fast Food

Irish Burger Chain Beats McDonald's in Trademark Dispute Over Who Owns "Mac"

The ruling paves the way for Supermac’s to expand into Europe and the UK.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.17.19
takeout

Irish Prison Inmates Snuck In Chinese Takeout Delivery by Drone

The Wheatfield staff has taken a number of steps to prevent Kung Pao chicken (and cocaine or whatever) from being dropped into the rec yard.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.2.18
crime

Man Admits to Using His Dead Neighbor's Debit Card to Buy $7K Worth of Pizza

Rude.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.17.18
crime

Irish Woman Ends Up in Court for Opening a $1.95 Can of Pringles

Once you pop, you WILL be stopped, apparently.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.10.18
Booze

A Short History of 'a Beer and a Shot'

No one knows when the boilermaker was invented, but it's on a serious upswing in Dublin right now.
Ilkka Sirén
3.16.18
Energy Drinks

British Supermarkets Will Ban Energy Drinks for People Under 16

Public pressure to ban the drinks has been mounting due to their dangerously high caffeine content.
Mayukh Sen
1.22.18
Cheese

You Don't Know Shite About Irish Cheese

If one thing is true about the Irish, it’s that they are creative, driven, and all-around badasses. The Emerald Isle's artisanal cheese movement is a testament to that.
Charlotte Kamin
9.5.17
food allergies

I’m an Irishman with a Lethal Potato Allergy

My life-threatening allergy to fries, mashed potatoes, and even potato vodka has made life difficult—and painfully ironic. But I've always wondered what my fate would've been like if I’d been born in Ireland some 200 years ago.
Kevin Zawacki
9.1.17
alcohol

We Now Know Which Country Pregames the Most Booze

According to data from the Global Drugs Survey, 85 percent of the nation's respondents said they pregame before a night out.
Daisy Meager
3.22.17
Pizza

Desperate Customer Asks Pizza Place To Deliver a Roll of Toilet Paper

And yes, Firehouse Pizza delivered.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.20.17
beer

Guinness Original, Guinness Foreign Extra, Jamaican Dragon Stout: Which Guinness Tastes the Best?

I sampled the many incarnations of Ireland’s best-loved stout to find out which one we should be raising a glass of this St. Patrick's Day.
Nell Frizzell
3.17.17
McDonald's

McDonald’s Pisses Off Ireland with Culturally Inaccurate Shamrock Shake Tweet

Epic fail or genius marketing ploy?
Jelisa Castrodale
3.11.17
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