Our Weekend Wonder: Chocolate Guinness Cake Recipe

Our Weekend Wonder: Chocolate Guinness Cake Recipe

"Let Them Eat Cake!"

Brighten up your weekend with this totally indulgent Cholcolate Guinness Cake.

Serves 12

Total Time: Prep: 25 Bake: 45 min. + cooling

Ingredients:
1 cup Guinness (dark beer)
1/2 cup butter, cubed
2 cups sugar
3/4 cup baking cocoa
2 eggs, beaten
2/3 cup sour cream
3 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour

4th of July at Blarney Woollen Mills

4th of July at Blarney Woollen Mills

Blarney Woollen Mills welcomes thousands of visitors each year from all over the globe. With three very successful stores (Blarney, Bunratty, Carrick on suir) in areas of the country that are steeped in heritage and Irish charm, we are so fortunate to welcome our visitors through the doors on every occasion.

One of those very occasions in which we celebrate

Behind the scenes - Men’s Aran Originals Shoot

Behind the scenes - Men’s Aran Originals Shoot

At Blarney the journey that each product has to make, from creation stage to the shopping bag, is a busy one, but the Blarney team with years of experience behind the brand, ensure this journey is completed impeccably. One stage on this journey is the product “Photoshoot”.


A lot of creative process goes on behind the scenes at a photo

Cruising into Cork - What every passenger should see & do in the beautiful village of Blarney

Cruising into Cork - What every passenger should see & do in the beautiful village of Blarney

With over 50 cruise liners sailing into Cork Harbour in 2016, Cork has become a popular destination for over 100,000 passengers to explore when arriving at the scenic south of Ireland. With a variety of tours & destinations available to each visitor it can be difficult sometimes to decide what to do. Blarney is one of the most popular

Connemara Marble - What makes this jewelry so special and unique?

Connemara Marble - What makes this jewelry so special and unique?

Connemara marble is over 900 Million years old and is unique to Ireland. We own and operate the oldest marble quarry, which was first opened in the 19th Century. The marble is sawn into manageable size blocks with diamond wire and removed with a Derrick crane due to it's weight and size.

This famous decorative stone is known throughout the

☀️ Images From Around Ireland That Prove You Just Can't Beat Ireland In The Sunshine ☀️

☀️ Images From Around Ireland That Prove You Just Can't Beat Ireland In The Sunshine ☀️

Well, we may have been waiting for a good blast of summer sun for quite a while here in Ireland, but boy! We sure have had an absolute super start to the summer so far!

Being in Ireland, we sure do know how to make the most of it! From ice-creams to sunny mountain drives, Ireland has it all...

Introducing The Barley Twist - A Beautiful Take On The Traditional Aran Sweater

Introducing The Barley Twist - A Beautiful Take On The Traditional Aran Sweater

Introducing Woolmakerlane,, an Irish Knitter from rural Ireland who had just completed her take on the traditional Irish Sweater using our 100% Pure New Wool 3-Ply Yarn:

"I live in a small cottage in rural Ireland with my family. We care for two lively alpacas and two sedentary cats. I love all things "textile" but particularly knitting aran patterns and

The Many Meanings of the Claddagh Ring

The Many Meanings of the Claddagh Ring

A popular ring known around the world, Claddagh rings were originally part of the fethe rings, a group of European finger rings that date back to Roman times, when the gesture of clasped hands was a symbol of pledging vows.

Used as engagement and wedding bands in medieval and Renaissance Europe, this tradition lived on for centuries in the tiny

Blarney Woollen Mills Capes Shoot

Honey Davis-Wilkinson Capes will be everywhere this year so Blarney.com needed to get in gear. Over the coming weeks we'll be putting up loads of wonderful new capes. The stock is in and the photoshoot done.

Yesterday was a typical grey Cork March day but there was nothing monochrome about our capes photoshoot with Elite London's Honey Davis-Wilkinson who had a