Pan Am has a strong history with the land o’ the lucky starting with service to Shannon, Ireland. Pan Am continued flying to Ireland for years, we thought it would only be fitting to tell the story of the origin of “Irish Coffee”. Enjoy!
Although a highly contested subject of lore and tales, the origin of true “Irish Coffee” stems from a cold damp night in the Foynes Airport near Limerick, Ireland. Pan Am started flying seaplanes to Ireland with Flying Clipper Service. It was at the Foynes Airfield that this story takes it roots.Read More