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Ireland

At the end of January, I finally managed to reunite with Sophie on her home turf in Dublin, Ireland. We managed to pack an absolute ton into four and a half days of travel, breaking here and there for a Guinness. 589 more words

Travel

In which I begin my path of Irish Scholarship

I’m going to be honest with you here, and share what may be an unpopular opinion. Upon hearing that we were going to go to Ireland, many people would get slightly misty-eyed and exclaim, “Ah, Ireland! 1,325 more words

Ireland

The Leabhar na hAiséirghe (Book of Resurrection)

The Leabhar na hAiséirghe, or Book of Resurrection, is an unfinished Celtic Revival manuscript intended to be a memorial for those who died in the Irish struggle for independence, specifically the Easter Rising of 1916. 170 more words

Irish History

The Irish in Europe

A generation later, St Columbanus, inspired by St Colm Cille’s example, travelled across Europe, founding monasteries as he went. The last of these was erected in Bobbio, northern Italy, in AD 613. 279 more words

Irish History

The Irish in Europe

A generation later, St Columbanus, inspired by St Colm Cille’s example, travelled across Europe, founding monasteries as he went. The last of these was erected in Bobbio, northern Italy, in AD 613. 279 more words

Irish History

Rest in Peace, Dear Mascot Marty, 2004-2016

Posted by a merely human, loving, grateful, sorrowful admirer. You were too noble and beautiful to die so young.  Happy New Year to all furry friends and their two-legged owners. 45 more words

Canadian Writer

Abernethy, Perth and Kinross - Wikipedia

Abernethy is believed to have been the seat of an early Pictish bishopric, its diocese extending westward along Strathearn. In the 12th century the bishop’s seat was moved to Muthill, then Dunblane, so that Abernethy, no longer being a residential bishopric is today listed by the Catholic Church as a titular see.[5]Abernethy remained the site of a small priory of Augustinian canons, founded 1272. 140 more words

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