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A Tribute To The Irish Community Butte Montana 1916-1919

This was the the third exhibition by a female Irish artist I saw at the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin last Sunday. On display were cartoonish like drawings based on the family history of the artist – … 353 more words


There’s A Lot To Talk About

Dublin has been on my list for a long time and last weekend I finally got there. It was a treat timed to coincide with my birthday and one of the benefits of living only ten minutes from an airport, is that we were in the city centre in time for breakfast. 992 more words

"Siúil a Rún" by Siobhán Béabhar

Oh, Irish, you language of despair. I took one look at this title/author combo and decided just to copy and paste it instead of trying to convince WordPress to put the accents in for me. 842 more words

NetGalley Reads

Book Review: One Bold Deed of Open Treason: The Berlin Diary of Roger Casement 1914-1916, edited by Angus Mitchell (2016)

In February 1916, Roger Casement was recovering near Munich from an unpleasant combination of tropical fever and nervous exhaustion when he replied to a letter from the Countess Blücher, asking for help with writing tips for her diary. 704 more words

Irish Revolutionaries

Coincidence No. 402

I’m sitting listening to Let the Record Show (the Dexys LP of 2016, their versions of Irish standards) whilst doing my 2015-16 accounts (close to the wire as usual). 216 more words


Men & Women of the Easter Rising

Full title: Easter Dawn: the 1916 Rising

Creator / Author: Turtle Bunbury

Item Type / Page count: Book / 320p

When Published: 2015

Publisher / Place of Publication: 400 more words

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