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Spring time at Brooklawn House B&B

Welcome to my garden at Brooklawn House B&B, Lough Rynn, Mohill.  There are lots of jobs to be done in the garden now that the days are getting longer so for the moment I am enjoying the yellow and purple colours on display.

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Snowdrops and Daffodils

  Spring has arrived at Brooklawn Bed and Breakfast, Lough Rynn Mohill,with a carpet of snowdrops & daffodils to greet me and my guests on a morning walk down to the lake.

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Countdown to Christmas

The house is filled with the delicious aroma of cinnamon and clove burning, Christmas puddings made and ready for the big day. Presents all wrapped and under the tree. Looking forward to sitting by the blazing open fire with a glass of mulled wine. There is a chill in the air, but snow seems to be staying at bay so […]

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The Garden’s Alive – Come and Enjoy!

After the long and cold winter, the herbaceous border is finally coming alive with Aliums, Solomon Seal, Peony Roses, Geraniums and of course the old reliable Lady’s Mantle. The Wisteria is also in full bloom with its purple blossoms laden down like grape vines. The Whitethorn and Chestnut tree are also bursting with colour as […]

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Mohill Storytelling Festival

Don’t forget Mohill’s Storytelling Festival this weekend. For more details go the

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Dara’s Brown Bread

Alot of people have complimented me on my breakfast brown bread so here’s the recipe: 250g Extra Coarse Wholemeal 200g Cream Flour 50g  Margarine 2 tsp Baking Powder 1/2 tsp Bread Soda   75g Brown Sugar 1 Egg 275ml Buttermilk 2 tbl Orange Juice Method Place Coarse Wholemeal in mixing bowl, sieve in Cream Flour, […]

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