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Farewell Belgium

It is now almost so far. Tomorrow I will fly to the Philippines and if everything goes as we wish it will be permanent. Last few months it was often emotionally difficult for me. 395 more words

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Surah 29: The Spider

Surah al-ʕankabuut, “The Spider,” is traditionally labeled as a Meccan surah, that phase of Muhammad’s ministry where he was trying to reform his hometown and being suppressed by its mainstream community. 3,671 more words


The Walsh family: frustrated nationalists?

Family connections: the Walshes and the Mannions

The Walsh family is unique amongst the Stafford Irish in leaving explicit evidence that it continued to identify with Ireland and Irish nationalist issues. 2,238 more words


Days 17 & 18 (Sept 28-29/19): Dublin and home!

I caught an early train from Killarney to Dublin on Sept 28th for my last stop before returning home. It was mostly a nice day – just a bit overcast but otherwise nice. 832 more words


Dublin Museum as the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction?

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The Irish Emigration Museum as the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction. 

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is in contention to be named the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction at prestigious World Travel Awards, competing against The Great Wall of China, The Taj Mahal, Table Mountain, and Machu Picchu. 506 more words


A Virtual Irish Vacation.

Discover the Irish Diaspora:

Keneally, T. (1998). The great shame and the triumph of the Irish in the English-speaking world. New York: Random House.

A letter from Spain, olé!

Spain is the soul-searing Concerto de Aranjuez for guitar by composer Joaquin Rodrigo, the Flamenco danced by Sara Pereyra Baras or Antonio Canales; palm trees swaying by the Mediterranean sea; tapas or a glass of chilled Sangria. 649 more words

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