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A Penny For Your Thoughts Just Became More Expensive

I love the color copper and there’s something endearing about a shiny new penny. I actually pick dozens of them off the streets throughout the year – whether they’re shiny and new or dull, beaten and nearly unrecognizable. 536 more words

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Cygnet Update - November 2015

While out admiring the fall leaves recently, I stopped by Saint Stephen’s Green to see how the swans and cygnets were doing.

The whole family appeared to be well, with one of the parents more than ready for their afternoon nap. 38 more words

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Codladh Sámh

I’m terribly behind in my posting, and terribly busy, which is odd for this time of year – a time to rest and rejuvenate.

Autumn is one of my favorite times of year. 279 more words

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Oíche Shamhna (or Nollaig come early?)

The veils between the worlds are thin, the ghosts and goblins are set to haunt the night. Fireworks, bonfires, trick-or-treaters (some not even bothering with a costume) who will have elevated sugar levels for weeks, and thankfully, no rain were the orders of the day on this All Hallows’ Eve. 283 more words

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Culture Night 2015

There’s so much going on during Culture Night that they really need to think about stretching it to a weekend.

In 2012 I attended the inaugural Culture Night at… 448 more words

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Freemason Grand Lodge Dublin

Heritage Week is usually one of my favorite weeks of the year, but his year the offerings in Dublin were somewhat disappointing. It seemed as if an inordinate amount of events were held at Christ Church Cathedral and St. 875 more words

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Northumberland Castle Hunting - cuid a dó

Another day, another castle. After visiting so many tower castles and manor houses in Ireland and Scotland, I forget how big the English castle estates are. 686 more words

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