Anyone from Ireland?

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    Obsidian

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    My mom is visiting Ireland next year and I'm having her pick me up some candy. I'm really interested in unusual flavored hard candies.

    Any suggestions? So far I have rhubarb & custard and something black currant.
     
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    Cough Candy - basically aniseed twists!
     
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    I love anise but for mom to make room in her baggage, I need flavors I can't find here.

    Are there any floral flavors that are good? I have rose down on my list, would love to find other florals or maybe a mix.
     
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    Parma Violets?
     
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    They sound interesting, have you ate them before? Seems some people think they taste like soap or perfume.

    I might just have mom go to a sweet shop and ask for suggestions.
     
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    That's exactly what they taste like...soapy perfume!! And yet strangely irresistible once you get going. Haven't had them since I was a child...which was a long time ago:( Most sweet shops will have a great range of 'boilings' (hard sweets) for your mum to choose from, she will be spoiled for choice:hippo:
     
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    Soor Plooms is another one, although they are Scottish most retro sweet shops stock them. Sweet and sour tasting
     
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