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The date was set; on 24th October 2017 I would be taken back into hospital to have corrective surgery. The surgery was explained to me as a compilation of 4 separate procedures that would be carried out in the one surgery. 433 more words

Life Story

Ireland's Ancient East

Neolithic tombs are older than the pyramids you say?

I still can’t believe that I’ve never heard of this until now.

As a child growing up I have been fascinated with ancient sites. 452 more words


Dublin Days

In addition to spending far less time in class during the week than I’m used to back home, I have a lot of breaks here in Galway. 1,905 more words

Tara and the Ark of the Covenant

Author’s note: This short article was originally written on the 3rd of May 2017 as a final essay for the study module ID004 – Cultural Heritage and the Irish Literary Tradition at the national University of Ireland Maynooth. 1,312 more words

Ark Of The Covenant

Irish Brown Bread

This is a dense wheat bread fantastic for soaking up broth from corned beef and cabbage. Or other meat stews This is not Boston brown bread which is sweeter and steamed. 10 more words


Celebrating Imbolc, The Start of Spring, The Day of The Goddess Brigit in All Her Forms

After a long winter, I felt inspired to start writing again, today, on the first day of spring, the Celtic festival of Imbolc. I look out at the Daffodils, Hyacinths and other spring flowers on my balcony, the catkins or ‘lambs tails’ on the Hazel trees and the first green shoots in the garden below and feel joy in my heart and my spirits lighten. 888 more words

Sustainable Living

In a Disused Graveyard

The living come with grassy tread
To read the gravestones on the hill;
The graveyard draws the living still,
But never anymore the dead.

The verses in it say and say: 97 more words

Architectural History