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Dublin Dreams and a Reality Check

I awake early this morning ready to move on from Limerick and head for Dublin, the capital city of Ireland and the location of Phoenix Park, where you, my Virtual Travel Buddies voted to “drop me” this time. 1,129 more words


Zigzag: Wordpress Weekly Photo Challenge

The WordPress Photo Challenge this week is Zigzag:

The instructions are to “share a photo that foregoes the straightforward in favor of the twisting and winding.” 215 more words


Deserted Dublin

. . . the streets of Dublin as you wouldn’t normally see them. Shot last Saturday at around 5am, there is a small window between the last main lot of stragglers heading home after a night out and the arrival of cleaners, shop keepers and a gradual increase in traffic.


Bags, Hand Dyed Yarn and Things

I made this market bag a while ago but since I’m working on a gift at the moment that I can’t show you yet I thought I would share this instead :) 176 more words


Cats in the (Dublin) City

I have started a sideline blog to showcase the cat photos I have taken during my daily round. It’s a photo-only blog and I find the theme over there does the cat photos more justice. 48 more words


KilCoole Gun Running

Today marks the 100th Anniversary of the Kilcoole Gun Running, when a shipment of arms and ammunition, part of the same consignment of the well known ‘Howth guns’, were smuggled ashore by Irish Republicans at Kilcoole in County Wicklow. 14 more words

Howth Gun Running

Pearse's Oration at the Grave of O'Donovan Rossa

Ninety nine years ago today, Patrick Pearse stood at the graveside of the great Fenian O’Donovan Rossa in Glasnevin Cemetery and made one of the most famous funeral orations in our history. 773 more words

Irish History