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Short Stories for Lunch

The Summer is here and for a change it’s a dry one in Ireland. Time to get outside in the fresh air, find a bench and have a quick read. 105 more words

Writing

IRA Announce Permanent Ceasefire - Muhammad Ali in Ireland - Frank McCourt at Today in Irish History

July 19: TODAY in Irish History:

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Snippets of Irish History by Conor Cunneen IrishmanSpeaks 

Conor is a Chicago based Motivational Humorous Business Speaker, Author and History buff. 613 more words

Today In Irish History

Sebastian Barry, Again

(It occurs to self that she never stumbled across anything by Barry when she was at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, in May.  And she did… 185 more words

Books

The Reading List, 3rd Wednesday of July (2014)

Time for self to get serious again with her reading.

These are the list of books she plans to read.  It is telling that they are all novels. 239 more words

Books

It's Like This...

1961 brought something amazing into the lives of every young girl who has ever attended a slumber party. The advent of games such as “Truth or Dare” and “Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Board”? 1,493 more words

Books

The Temporary Gentleman by Sebastian Barry (Faber)

“It’s a beautiful night and no mistake. You would never think there was a war somewhere”

In a Literary World Cup, my money would be on Ireland. 823 more words

Fiction

Kennedy Goofs in Speech to Dail Eireann - John Boyle O'Reilly - Irish Civil War

June 28: TODAY in Irish History:

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Image of JFK in For the Love of Being Irish: An A-Z of Ireland. 

Snippets of Irish History by  917 more words