What is the Irish Parting Glass?

A ‘parting glass’ or ‘stirrup cup’ was the final hospitality offered to a departing guest, a custom dating back to Saxon times. ‘The Parting Glass’ with its familiar melody was first printed in Colm O Lochlainn’s Irish Street Ballads (1939).

Is The Parting Glass an Irish song?

“The Parting Glass” is a Scottish traditional song, often sung at the end of a gathering of friends. It has also long been sung in Ireland, enjoying considerable popularity to this day and strongly influencing the style in which it is often now sung.

Who sang The Parting Glass?

The High Kings
The Parting Glass/Artists

Where is Tullamore Dew made?

Tullamore Dew is a brand of Irish whiskey produced by William Grant & Sons. It is the second largest selling brand of Irish whiskey globally, with sales of over 950,000 cases per annum as of 2015. The whiskey was originally produced in the Tullamore, County Offaly, Ireland, at the old Tullamore Distillery which was established in 1829.

Where is Tullamore Dew distillery?

Tullamore Dew. The Old Tullamore Distillery was an Irish whiskey distillery which was established in Tullamore, County Offaly, Ireland, in 1829. The original home of Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey, the distillery closed in 1954, having endured financial difficulties for many years, like many Irish whiskey distilleries of the early 20th century.

Is Irish whiskey the same as Scottish whiskey?

Irish whiskey vs Scottish Whisky (Scotch) Irish and Scottish whisky are two of the most exquisite distilled spirit known to man. The obvious difference of these two is that Irish whiskey is made in Ireland while Scottish whiskey is made in Scotland and the fact that an Irish calls it whiskey while a Scot calls it whisky.

What does Irish whiskey mean?

Irish whiskey (Irish: Fuisce or uisce beatha) is whiskey made on the island of Ireland. The word “whiskey” is an Anglicisation of the first word in the Gaelic phrase, uisce beatha, meaning “water of life” (modern Irish: uisce beatha, Scottish: uisge beatha and Manx: ushtey bea).