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The historic walls of Youghal, a seaside town in county Cork, can boast an original construction date of approximately 1250 AD.

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Endings and Beginnings.

Isn’t parenting a succession of endings and beginnings? As we leave one part of their childhood behind something new begins, weaning, walking, potty training etc. 511 more words


In which I learn why Ireland is so green

When you Google Image “Ireland,” this is the kind of thing you get:

There are two things in common with these three photos:

  1. The scenery is very green, as Ireland is famous for.
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I Think In Comics

DUN LAOGHAIRE HARBOUR from the end of the Pier

This is a 1960 photograph taken from the Dun Laoghaire Pier, looking back into the town and across the harbor.


Thursday Doors

Tiny door, large window.

Even larger window.

Not much has changed.

Side entrance, or exit maybe.

A view from the inside.

For Thursday Doors this week I took another trip up one of the back streets near my place of work. 329 more words


One of the Dalkey Castles - Dalkey, County Dublin, Ireland - 1771

This is a print from a magazine called GENTLEMAN’s MAGAZINE, a 1771 edition.  It pulled out of the magazine I think since it is blank on the reverse side.       195 more words