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Original Pleasures

Original Pleasures

To many people, Nicholas Mosse Irish Country Shop is a home from home, it’s a place to find solace in a cup of tea and a home baked scone on a cold damp Irish day

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Making It

Making It

An old cow house, 7 years of intense study, and a small bank loan are what started up Nicholas Mosse Pottery, 43 years ago

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What makes Nick tick?

What makes Nick tick?

Trying to find out about what makes people collect things, objects, stuff, rarities, bits, we sat down with Nicholas Mosse to find out what he thinks the whole thing is about.

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Picnic Pleasures

Picnic Pleasures

Why does the aroma of barbecuing outdoors make us hungry,--- ravenous almost? Bring on the smoke and sizzle, summer is here and don’t let it go by without a bit of a barbecue. 

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Memorable Moments?

Memorable Moments?

For those of us who choose married life, I wonder which moment stands out most in our
personal favorite moments: the proposal or the actual ceremony

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SPRING

SPRING

Those little daffodils poking their heads up are getting ready to sing. The birds are right with them, their tunes are louder and more frequent, and their social lives are certainly thriving!

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Love and Things

Love and Things

It seems that all of us have warm and fuzzy attachments to everyday objects. We imbue
them with happy memories or symbolic resonance or just pure joy!

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Winter Light

Winter Light

These days there are so many choices of lamp shapes and materials, not to mention all the new light bulbs coming on stream

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An Irish Cure

An Irish Cure

Teetotallers cover your eyes now, for I’m going to reveal the secret of surviving winter in

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A Visit To the Mill

A Visit To the Mill

After hearing so much about Nicholas Mosse from almost every Irish person I’ve come across, I couldn’t wait for my visit to Nicholas Mosse Pottery. My experience couldn’t have been better! If you’ve never made a visit, I highly recommend you do.

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Winter is coming ........

Winter is coming ........

Series seven of Game Of Thrones is now over and I have to admit that I lament its passing. I miss the jaw dropping scenes.....

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Homage To The Nicholas Mosse Pottery Butter Dish

Homage To The Nicholas Mosse Pottery Butter Dish

I’m long enough on this earth to have an appreciation for many things… the feeling of clean, crisp sheets on my bed, handcrafted ceramics and anything cashmere to name but a few

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Discover Kilkenny's Medieval Mile in Ireland's Ancient East

Discover Kilkenny's Medieval Mile in Ireland's Ancient East

The birthplace of Nicholas Mosse Pottery is the beautiful landscape of Kilkenny (Ireland); and its heritage, mystery and magic are a daily inspiration for all our decorative pottery.

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King Of The Grill!

King Of The Grill!

It’s a rare occasion that my husband cooks in the kitchen and when he does I tease him that he cooks like he is a reincarnation of Jamie Oliver!

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Soothe Your Soul At Kilfane Glen & Waterfall

Soothe Your Soul At Kilfane Glen & Waterfall

There are places that we go to in our lives that connect us to the earth, to the kids we once were, to peace, tranquility and a sense of timelessness, Kilfane Glen & Waterfall is one of those places.

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Wow Them With These Wedding Gift Ideas

Wow Them With These Wedding Gift Ideas

I got ‘married’ for the first time when I was 14 years old. Granted, it was because I was playing Tzeitel in our schools production of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

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Wholesalers, Retailers and Cookie Jars...Just a Few of My Favourite Things!

Wholesalers, Retailers and Cookie Jars...Just a Few of My Favourite Things!

When I sit down to coffee with Susie Brophy at the Nicholas Mosse Café, she has a serious glint in her eye! There is an energy about her that just seems to build as we talk about her work at Nicholas Mosse Pottery

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Eggcellent Eggs!

Eggcellent Eggs!

I’ve got lots of family gatherings happening over the next few weeks so my house is a hive of activity and mayhem. Glasses are clinking, there is laughter on lips and as usual, food is never far from my mind. 

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Wood You Believe - It's Wonderful Woodland

Wood You Believe - It's Wonderful Woodland

For me, there is something medicinal about walking through a wood. I don’t know if it’s the rustle of the wind through the trees, the feeling of stones underfoot or the smell of ‘earthiness’;

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It’s a Wrap on Mothers Day Gifts!

It’s a Wrap on Mothers Day Gifts!

My Mom taught me how to wrap presents at a very young age. She always preferred to put the gift in a box so that it was easier to cover, her corners were sharp and her use of Cellotape, precise. 

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Have You Got A Coffee Crush?

Have You Got A Coffee Crush?

In the last few years I’ve gone from enjoying a mid morning cup of Nescafe to becoming a complete and utter coffee snob – and I’m not ashamed to admit it! 

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17 Fabulous Facts About Nicholas Mosse

17 Fabulous Facts About Nicholas Mosse

At Nicholas Mosse, we are humbled and delighted to know that our pottery plays a supporting role in many of your fondest family moments.

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Making Gingerbread Men

Making Gingerbread Men

How many of us remember making these little fellows when we were children? I grew up in a city with a strong German community and baking was part of the area’s way of life.

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How to Mix and Match Nicholas Mosse Pottery

How to Mix and Match Nicholas Mosse Pottery

Mixing pottery patterns is a good idea for all sorts of reasons. Apart from brightening up your dinner table with the different patterns, it also means that you can add a new pattern to an older, perhaps discontinued, design.

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