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The Bookshelf is Looking at Bitcoin

With Bitcoin all over the news lately we came across a podcast from Fresh Air that explains it in simple terms (I think I finally understand it… sort of!)  Should the Bookshelf start accepting Bitcoin payments? Let us know your thoughts.Link to original content here.

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Looking for some amazing Huye Mountain Coffee in Cork?

Its that time of year again! Time to roll out our Christmas Coffee!And the winner is … Huye Mountain Coffee, a fantastic coffee from Rwanda. It has been used in many barista competitions with great success. This will be our third year running this coffee and it just gets better and better. It has beautiful […]

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The Best Student Nightclubs in Cork

Student life. The chance for you to better yourself. Spend your days and nights in the library researching your chosen subject and devouring books. An opportunity to have intellectual late night discussions with fellow scholars. Gain an in-depth and well-rounded education. Right? Yeah well when you’re done daydreaming, take a few minutes to educate yourself on […]

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On The 40th Anniversary Of The Launch Of Voyager 1 & 2 Let’s Check In On The Story So Far

If you have a curious mind this is fascinating podcast from start to finish! On the 40th anniversary of the launch of Voyager 1 & 2 space probes the guys at Radiolab check in on the story so far. The amazing thing about this story is where exactly Voyager 1 actually is, as it travels […]

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Coffee Update: Caravan’s Wahana Estate from Caravan Coffee Roasters is coming soon!

In other coffee news we will also be introducing another guest coffee from Caravan Coffee Roasters in London in the coming weeks.  Caravan’s Wahana Estate will be making its way to our espresso bar. This coffee has a creamy mouthfeel and a clemtine acidity. If we at The Bookshelf do our job right when serving this […]

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Coffee Update! Hunkute is now on our Espresso Bar

Hunkute is now on our espresso bar, and it is most certainly not disappointing! Beautiful bright notes of peach and sweet apricot. Deliciously sweet when mixed with milk in a flat white or if its an Americano your into, try it black with no sugar and allow it to cool slightly and taste all the […]

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Coffee Update! Hunkute is now on our Espresso Bar!

Hunkute is now on our espresso bar, and it is most certainly not disappointing! Beautiful bright notes of peach and sweet apricot. Deliciously sweet when mixed with milk in a flat white or if its an Americano your into, try it black with no sugar and allow it to cool slightly and taste all the […]

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5 Reasons you Should Cycle More When Over 40

Turning 40 can be an age where the knocks and bangs of football, rugby or soccer can begin to take its tole. So how do you stay fit and healthy without damaging the bones and joints? – Cycling. Life begins at 40; so they say and there is absolutely no reason why you can’t remain, if […]

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5 Things To Do In Ireland

A few tourists recently told me that were exploring all of Ireland and what I though they should do. It kind of took me a second to think of a few things. They then asked, “well if you could only do 5 things, what would they be?”. Afterwards I was pondering and I thought I would […]

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9 Places You Should See on Your First Visit to Ireland

Is there more to Ireland than Guinness?From stunning natural land and water formations to man-made and historical attractions Ireland has a friendly and laid-back people and culture which attracts millions ot tourists each year.If you’re planning to visit our green and clean country here are 9 random places you could check out on your first […]

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