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Temple Bar Trad Fest - cuid a dó

Last night’s concert was similar to the previous with a mix of new and old (for me anyway).  Na Mooney’s is part Irish (Na = The) and part Anglicized (Mooney) name of the O’Maonaigh family from Gaoth Dobhair (Gweedore), Donegal. 604 more words

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Temple Bar Trad Fest 2017 - cuid a haon

There was so much great music at this year’s Temple Bar Trad Fest, the hardest part was choosing which concerts to attend.  Sadly, too many were on the same day at the same time and choices had to be made. 350 more words

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What a Year!

It has certainly been a strange year around the globe.  More than the usual number of celebrities have taken leave of this world.  Between Brexit and Donald Trump’s surprise election, logic seems to have flown the coop and I’ve come to think of Terry Goodkind’s  … 557 more words

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Decking Dublin

It’s time for the annual installment of Dublin window shopping and decorations.  Henry Street received new decorations this year, replacing the wreaths.  Oddly, in my opinion anyway, they felt the need to include ‘Dublin one’ (aka Dublin 1) in the signage.  297 more words

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Ardgillan Castle

Even the best laid plans can come up with a hitch.  And so it was went I set out to visit Ardgillan castle.

Located just outside Skerries the castle/manor house is located among nearly 200 acres of beautiful parks, gardens, and woodlands.  395 more words

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Culture Night 2016

Dublin Bus was on strike for Culture Night this year, which dampened any chance of going into the city centre to check out the myriad of opportunities this annual event has to offer.  522 more words

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Harp Summer School

As you many know, I started learning to play the Medieval Irish harp nearly two years ago.  How I actually got started was from reading about the annual… 1,284 more words

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