The Great Famine, the Sitcom Friends and Prohibition campaigners in 19th century Belfast all have one thing in common – in some way shape or form influenced the popularity of coffee in Ireland. This podcast which continues the story of coffee in Ireland revealing how modern Irish coffee culture is nothing new. Indeed your great grandparents may well have enjoyed take away coffee as much as you do. This show also includes a fascinating interview with Dr Órfhlaith Campbell on Ireland's first coffee chain in the later 19th century! Dont forget to register for next Saturday's Irish History Quiz Night at www.historyquiz.eventbrite.com Support the show at www.patreon.com/irishpodcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Have you ever been puzzled by history? Did people really only live to 40? Maybe you’ve been puzzled how people survived before email, phones, cars or even proper roads?