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Rathfarnham Castle

I haven’t been too adventurous in my car yet.  Life tends to get in the way, but on this bank holiday Monday I decided to indulge in my castle hunting obsession and visit… 668 more words

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Adventures with GPS

I bought a Garmin GPS to go with my new car.  To get GPS in the car would have cost over €1200 and I could buy one for less than €200, so I let my wallet do the talking. 514 more words

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Extreme Snail Mail

I received a card from my mother today – July 11th.  She still likes to send cards, and who can really say that they don’t like receiving something in the mail (that isn’t a bill or an advertisement). 182 more words

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Happy 4th Of July!

Greetings from Dublin on this July 4th, which of course is not a holiday in Ireland, but that doesn’t stop Americans abroad from gathering around the red-white-and-blue. 334 more words

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Bloomin' Hot

You know you’re in Ireland where you’re neighbors remark that it’s getting a little too warm when the temperature hits 70 (F ~20 C).  Of course, I agree with them.  491 more words

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Happy Bealtaine

I finally own a car and after two weeks of driving to work and back plus a couple grocery store runs, I took my first official road trip. 860 more words

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Easter Rising – 100 years on

It’s the 100 year anniversary of the Easter Rising in Ireland – the largest catalyst to establishing Irish independence from Britain.  The Easter Rising could be equivalent to the Boston Tea Party in the United States.  697 more words

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