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Today in Irish History – 1 June:

1762 – Birth in Callan, Co Kilkenny of Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice, educator, philanthropist, and the founder of the Irish Christian Brothers’ Order.

1798 – United Irishmen Rebellion: Rebels continue in force. 381 more words

Irish History

Free Fall Fun!

Last Saturday a few work folk went off on a bucket list endeavour. Seems they formed a pact to see who would chicken out first but are very cagey in saying if one of the members, who I thought was on the list was actually on the list, because he didn’t arrive on the morning… so, maybe he did chicken… or maybe he didn’t! 33 more words

Postaday

New Listing: Sealine F34, €125,000 Tax Paid

Sealine F34 For Sale

Extras

Dinette converts to a large bed
Teak deck and stairs
Extended deck seating area
Full canvas cover set
Dual control stereo system… 19 more words

Boat Sales

Today in Irish History - 6 February:

1685 – Coronation of King James II. He was King of England and Ireland as James II, and Scotland as James VII, from 6 February 1685. 537 more words

Irish History

Today in Irish History - 4 December:

1831 – Birth of Robert Horatio George Minty. Westport born Minty would become a Civil War Brevet Major General in the Union army.His campaigns included Chickamauga and Atlanta. 551 more words

Irish History

Rusty Randoms - Ireland, Bog Train

I took this photo a few years ago at Lough Boora Sculpture Parklands.  I love the repetition, colour and story.  Now motionless its presented on a hill and can be easily seen round the park in the flat landscape.   10 more words

Photography