This post describes the origins of the names of the months in the English, Irish, Scot’s Gaelic, Manx and Welsh languages.
This post details the history & origins of traditional units of volume used by beer & ale breweries, such as the firkin, kilderkin, barrel & hogshead.
We use it to weigh ourselves, we used to use it for trade and the Americans took a pass on it. This is the story of the stone, where it comes from and the history behind it.
This post looks at the uniquely Irish ‘naggin’, which is a term for a small hip flask sized bottle of spirits