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The Story Behind "Spancil Hill"

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This song was written by an Irish emigrant to the United States in the 1870s, Michael Considine of Spancilhill in County Clare. Spancil Hillsung here by Jim McCann of The Dubliners. 553 more words


Road Bowls Armagh

During my recent visit to the Armagh Piping Festival I went for a drive through the pretty countryside around Armagh.  As I noted elsewhere it is very “English” and very ordered, in contrast to the wildness of Clare, and the last vestiges of Autumn gave it a colourful tinge that would soon disappear.  485 more words

The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger ISBN 978-0156029438 – Read by William Hope (Reader), Laurel Lefkow (Reader)

Have you ever listened to a book which was a little confusing in audio but thought that if read from a page would have made much more sense?  667 more words

Books On CD

19th/20th Century Pictures of Tivoli Terrace, Lisdoonvarna

I went to the Valuation Office in Dublin yesterday for the second time in a week. I pulled up records in relation to where my great, great-grandfather lived after he left our older home in Ardeamush, … 309 more words