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A Tribute to Boredom

The ’70s in England was a great time to be bored.

There were only three telly channels and they finished at midnight with the National Anthem and the Test Card. 450 more words


Dublin: Guinness and...more Guinness

A group of six Australians walk into a pub in Dublin. They are exhausted, sore, hungry.
“Can I get you anything?” asks the bartender.
“Yes. Six Guinesses please.”¬†

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2014 Exchange

On the Trail of the Bog People. #Ireland

Seamus Heaney was a great intellectual thinker. He still is. Though often described as akin to a great oak in the forest that is Irish contemporary literature, it is when you read his prose that the inner workings of his mind are revealed. 196 more words