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#OTD in 1916 – Pádraig Pearse wrote an entry into a Manifesto on this date.

‘I desire now, lest I may not have an opportunity later, to pay homage to the gallantry of the soldiers of Irish Freedom who have during the past four days been writing with fire and steel the most glorious chapter in the later history of Ireland. 89 more words

Irish History

By George !

Planned in 1781, George Square, Glasgow’s central public space is surrounded by the City Chambers, the General Post Office and the Queen Street Station. 13 more words


#OTD in 1881 – Birth of William Pearse, brother of Pádraig, in Dublin.

Pádraig’s younger brother was also educated at Westland Row and was a promising sculptor. He founded the Leinster Stage Society and acted in the Abbey Theatre. 94 more words

Irish History

GPO: scrigno di storia e simbolo di una nazione verso l'indipendenza

Il General Post Office di Dublino (semplicemente abbreviato in GPO) è un elegante edificio georgiano situato nella via principale di O’Connell Street.

Oltre ad essere riconosciuto per la sua imponente architettura, riveste un significato notevole per gli irlandesi poichè proprio in questo luogo venne proclamata l’indipendenza d’Irlanda dalla Gran Bretagna. 602 more words

中環價值一 郵政總局 central value - general post office






好端端一幢老實的公共服務建築,為何要殘害?更惹人擔心的是如此美好的空間 — 從前這裡臨海,扣連兩旁 :向西有統一碼頭和卜公碼頭,東面是大會堂停車場、大會堂,它們前面有天星碼頭和皇后碼頭 - 拆了郵局,那旁邊的停車場應該會牽連,那大會堂呢?真的不敢想下去。

several years ago, renowned taiwanese cultural critic lung ying-tai brought up the term and discussion of “central value” when she was at residency in the city. 749 more words

Hong Kong 香港

Ireland: Part 3

On our third day, it was time to road trip across Ireland. We were going to go due west to County Galway and County Clare. 792 more words


Stones of Mumbai

Soiled clothes are discarded against the ornate iron railings of the impressive General Post Office
Wrought corkscrews, cast finials and gilded leaves
A septic wound slides from beneath a vest as its torso flexes in pain… 205 more words