My Jamaican sigh: fine music, good food and great weather

My Jamaican sigh: fine music, good food and great weather View Gallery

Isabel Conway is and beguiled by its many Irish connections

A large road sign welcomes us to “Irish Town” opposite Mrs Brown’s snack bar. Her takeaways include fish head, cow skin, chicken neck and cow foot. Mannish water, a soup whose ingredients include goat’s testicles and which is said to be excellent for boosting male potency, is available on request.

The Cork lilt to Mrs Brown’s accent surfaces when I tell her about the Leeside love affair with pig’s trotters and tripe and...

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