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Today in Irish History – 24 July:

In the Liturgical Calendar, the Feast Day of Declán mac Eircc (also Déclán or Declan), Declanus in Latin sources, was an early Irish saint of the Déisi Muman, who was remembered for having converted the Déisi in the late 5th century and for having founded the monastery of Ardmore (Ard Mór) in what is now Co Waterford. 902 more words

Irish History

Red Snapp, King of the Minors (In Texas, that is)

Between 1896 and 1957, Lamar County claimed thirty-three professional baseball teams as its own. Paris, of course, was the center of baseball activity, and the city sported franchises in eleven different leagues ranging from the Class B Big State League in the late ‘40s and early ‘50s all the way down to the unclassified and short-lived Southwestern League in 1898. 910 more words

Texas League

Always take the weather with you...

Travelling two weeks to do this.  I was trying to explain to an Italian last night that the Irish come to the beach no matter what the weather (for the beach team).   34 more words


Ardmore Distillery Tasting Notes

Ardmore Traditional 46%

Bourbon finished in quarter casks

Tasted: Dec 2013

Quite rich and dense aromas of smoked meat and dry peat with a light perfumed note and a touch of herbal barley sugar. 75 more words

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Thursday Doors

Thursday Doors comes from Ardmore again this week but this time it’s a bit more colourful, as the Summer arrived for the day on Wednesday and the flowers all came out. 75 more words


Ireland Part Two: Ardmore

After our fabulous stay at Marlfield, we headed to Ardmore in County Waterford. We only stayed there for one night, but it was enough to catch a glimpse of the beautiful ocean views and charming, colourful cottages. 199 more words


Frisa, Fish and Frolics.

It has been a bit of a busy couple of weeks and only just getting time to draw a breath. We had a work placement student… 492 more words