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What Ireland might have to offer and other thoughts on recent events in Ukraine

 

 

“I’m off to Africa my boy”,  says the militarily clad grandpa in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as he heads to his outdoor lavatory. It was well understood by viewers that while grandpa may be a little delusional in his latter years he is of course referring to the protection of British colonial interests. 612 more words

Ireland: Part One of Many

I’m going to start this post by saying I did enough biometric and security screenings to have earned a spot working for the British government while laid over in London-Heathrow.  321 more words

Happy Easter Monday and Patriots' Day

Today is Easter Monday which is celebrated in several countries but not much in America. It’s a holiday in Australia and in many other countries, they have church services on this day. 230 more words

Holidays

1949 - The Republic of Ireland withdraws from the British Commonwealth. The British Parliament recognises the declaration but asserts sovereignty over the six northern counties.

The twenty-six counties of Ireland withdrawal from the British Commonwealth is recognised officially by Britain becomes the independent Republic of Ireland. The Ireland Act 1949 passed by the House of Commons recognised the withdrawal. 8 more words

Irish History

For this intrepid Irish "ruin hunter," a picture says...

Welcome to our monthly series “A picture says…”, created to celebrate expats and other global residents for whom photography is a creative outlet. The series host is English expat, blogger, writer, world traveler and photography enthusiast… 2,561 more words

Strange Sightings

Answering Dublin Pride's Call

As summer approaches rapidly, preparations will shortly get underway for the Republic’s largest LGBT festival, but Dublin Pride also needs your help 

The Dublin Pride festival has grown vastly since it started out in the 1980’s. 464 more words

LGBT

` Seamus Daly Faces 29 Counts of Murder and and 2 Charges Linked to the Explosion in Omagh Bombing '

#AceNewsServices – DUNGANNON – April 11 – (BBC) – A man accused of murdering 29 people in the 1998 Omagh bombing has been remanded in custody. 109 more words

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