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Sydney Convicts Win Bingham Cup While Emerald Valkyries Lose Out To New Zealand In Bingham Bowl

In front of the largest crowd to ever attend a grand final for the Bingham Cup, The Sydney Convicts beat the Brisbane Hustlers 31-0 to win the world cup of gay rugby. 522 more words


1864 - Roger Casement, British consular official and Irish nationalist, is born in Sandycove, Co. Dublin.

Fuar siad bás ar son Saoirse na hÉireann.

Roger Casement is born in Dublin to a wealthy protestant family, he initially served in the British diplomatic corps mainly in Africa. 72 more words

Irish History

A Fleeting Baker's Fortnight

So the mad dash is coming to a standstill. Well, not quite. I still have semester abroad to go and Nadya has to return home. But our train-bus-airplane-hostel-tram-hopping whilst carrying all our belongings for two weeks on our backs is pretty much complete. 245 more words

Study Abroad

Thank goodness for Art

So there is a place where I pinned my heart on this week whose first ever Olympic medal was for painting.

(Drum Roll please)

IRELAND. 256 more words

It's All in the Details

by Sheila Connolly

The distance between Boston and Dublin, Ireland, is 3,000 miles.  I just flew almost that to go to a party.

Well, in my insanity defense, it was a party held at the newly remodeled pub that I write about, in the very small West Cork village of Leap, and the owners invited me. 808 more words

Postcards from Courtown Harbour | co. Wexford

Today will be a short but (hopefully) sweet post on a charming seaside town in the East of Ireland. This is Courtown Harbour, which I mentioned in my last post when… 190 more words


Trip of a Lifetime: Ireland

I love Ireland! I have longed to visit Ireland for many years, which is why I chose this British Isles trip. My Connolly ancestors came from Ireland and it felt like I was finally going home after many years. 17 more words