Do you know what Irie means? 8 fun facts about Jamaica

Do you know what Irie means? 8 fun facts about Jamaica
Dubai Night likes to keep up to date with all the hippest eateries in town! Ting Irie is serving up everything from Blue Mountain coffee to Jerk Chicken and Goat Curry to ensure that hungry visitors get a real taste of the Caribbean. To keep things totally Jamaican, we have come up with fun facts to get you up to speed with all things red, gold and green.  

1. Irie means "Feeling Good" to be at total peace with your current state of being. The way you feel when you have no worries. So next time someone ask you "How you feelin'?" just say "Irie!" 
 2. Jamaica was the first country in the Caribbean to get independence.
3. Jamaica was the second country in the world after the UK to have a national railway.
4. It was also the first Caribbean island to commercially produce rum.
5. It was the first English speaking Caribbean team to qualify for the World Cup.
6. One of Jamaica’s golf clubs, the Manchester golf club is the oldest in the Caribbean, and was founded in 1868.
7. Jamaica is famed for being the first and only tropical nation to enter a bobsleigh team in the IOC Winter Olympics. The heroic story was made into a hit film, “Cool Runnings”.
8. It had a history of pirates and wild behaviour, with Port Royal being dubbed “The Wickedest City on Earth”.

We hope that Dubai Night’s fun facts have truly whetted your appetite for an authentic Jamaican experience with the latest venue to hit Dubai. Ting Irie can be added to your bucket list of places to visit when you are in the mood for some Caribbean cuisine in Dubai.


WHEN: Every Friday 12 - 5pm

WHERE: Downtown Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, entrance from Souk Al Manzil
WHAT: Wah Gwaan! Nothing says ‘TURN UP’ more than a House Party! It’s all about having fun at Ting Irie with a Jamaican Brunch every Friday afternoon. Think continuous small plates of signature dishes, tropical inspired cocktails, awesome Island and reggae beats with our Reggae Beach fest DJ and loads of FUN!
Be ready for the best Brunch in town!
HOW MUCH: 345 AED Food and Alcohol | 245 AED Food and Non Alcohol
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