Gayle Pierce met her Belgian husband in an Irish bar in Mechelen in Belgium watching Ireland beat Wales in the 2014 Six Nations.

Gayle Pierce grew up in Tallaght in Dublin and has been living in Mechelen since June 2015. She met her Flemish husband on a work trip to Me(...)

‘Brewsters’ was the name for women making beer in the Middle Ages – it was only later, the story goes, that the word ‘brewer’ came into existence

Brewing beer was a woman’s job back in the Middle Ages. It was just another household chore that you had to learn – and get right – or you could be i(...)