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More Dublin and Ireland!

Since I am staying here until May, there is, along with other themes of my choosing, an umbrella forming of postings about Dublin and Ireland. Every day is like a new adventure and with college starting up, there is a lot to learn as well as explore. 34 more words

Walsall player 158. Stephen "Steve" Staunton

Stephen “Steve” Staunton (born 19 January 1969) is an Irish association football manager and former professional footballer, who was most recently manager of Darlington. He earned 102 caps for the Republic of Ireland national football team, captained his team to the knock-out stage of the 2002 FIFA World Cup and earned his place in the FIFA Century Club. 2,953 more words


52 Photos Project - week 37 :: my collection

Welcome back. This week’s prompt is “my collection”.

Until I had to choose, I didn’t realize just how many collections I actually have. I love collecting…and it goes in cycles… So much so, that when I see things now, I have to think, “Where is it going to go? 188 more words


Ronan happy with Republic of Ireland's training game performance against Norway

Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team manager Sue Ronan was happy with the performance as her team lost 3-1 to World No.9 Norway in a training game at their Winter Training Camp in La Manga today, 623 more words

International Games

1937 - De Valera's new constitution, with its assertions of Ireland as a sovereign 32-county state, and its definition of Catholic morality and "women's place" is approved.

De Valera’s betrayal of the women of 1916.

Peter Berresford Ellis argues that the 1937 constitution made chauvinism an institution and was a betrayal of the women who had fought for Irish independence and equality. 1,985 more words

Irish History

US title success has Campbell smiling

Megan Campbell is wearing a big smile around the Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team’s Training Camp in La Manga.

While her Ireland team-mate Stephanie Roche was becoming the first Irish player to be short-listed for the FIFA Puskás Award, Campbell was making her own history by becoming the first Irish women to win a National Collegiate title in America. 354 more words

International Games

Walking Across "The Old Man of the River"

Dublin! The capitol of the Republic of Ireland and home to approximately 528,000 people and a temporary destination for tourism because of its history. The city built itself around the mouth of the River Liffey and has existed there since the Vikings. 254 more words