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A Spring in one's step

After the Donadea 50k, I wasn’t so much tired as very, very hungry! I ate anything that moved in the next few days. The watch guesstimated 4,200 plus calories died along the way for the cause. 411 more words

Training

Ark of the Covenant and The Hill of Tara

During 1899 and 1902, members of the British-Israel Association of London came to Co Meath to dig up the Hill of Tara. These ‘British-Israelites’ believed they would find buried there the Ark of the Covenant, the chest said to contain the Ten Commandments inscribed on stone tablets. 649 more words

Irish History

Hill of Tara/Stone of Destiny (Photos) | Photo A Day | Ireland Landscape Photography

The Hill of Tara is in the Boyne River Valley and is the ancient site where the High Kings of Ireland were crowned. These actions go back thousands of years. 51 more words

Photography

Ancient Irish Olympics – The Lughnasa Games at Telltown

The Telltown or Tailtiu Games were said to have been instituted by the Gaelic god Lú Lamhfada Samildanách – Lugh­ the Long-Armed Master of the Arts, and are considered to be the Irish Olympics Games. 1,045 more words

Irish History

Ancient Land

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Haibun Monday at dVerse tonight and here is our topic from Toni Spencer.

I was reading the Night Before Christmas and was struck by the last line of the story poem:  And to all a goodnight! 

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Today in Irish History – 30 October:

1751 – Birth in Dublin of dramatist and orator, Richard Brinkley Sheridan.

1816 – Sir Richard Quain, physician to Queen Victoria, is born in Mallow, Co Cork. 821 more words

Irish History

The Old and the New - and the medicinal qualities of pavlova

Well …….. madame is not destined for a career in archaeology. She got about five steps inside Newgrange and then bolted for the sunshine like a cat on the end of a hose.  967 more words