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Athlone Castle

On my way to Galway recently I stopped to visit Athlone Castle.  I had visited this castle once before, however; only the stone outer structures were available for viewing. 570 more words

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Eggstravaganza 2017

It’s time for the annual eggstravaganza.  After last year I wasn’t sure I would find anything new and exciting enough but it appears the chocolatiers aren’t resting on their laurels. 229 more words

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The Wonders of Spring

The days are getting longer and the trees and flowers are awakening from their slumber.  Unlike some of us who may not be at our shiny best when we wake up, nature shouts her joy at the return of the sun by sprouting seas of daffodils to remind us of the absent sun.  141 more words

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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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