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Tea. It’s a national obsession – just ask Irish emigrants to America about the first time they tred to get their hands on a kettle. While the infusion of tea leaves in hot water might unite the city dweller from her country cousin, the tiny differences in the way it’s prepared can speak volumes.
This week Darach chats to Sligo’s Laura Gaynor, formerly the tea critic with Raidió na Life. She tells Darach about how she landed in Dublin’s hippest radio station and the doors it opened for her, how learning Irish prepared her for learning Greek, the power that comes with being a critic and how to find something close to Barry’s tea when you are abroad.
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