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Thursday Doors

Thursday Doors this week comes from the marina where our boat is moored, in county Cavan. This little beauty is tiny and if you can call a boat ‘cute’ that’s definitely what she is. 394 more words


St Patrick’s Day in Rishikesh, India

I have celebrated St Patrick’s Day all around the world! I have partied, drank Guinness & ate Irish stew in Dublin, I spent 3 wonderful St Patrick’s Days in the beautiful Swiss Alps (one of which I got too drunk to host a potato party – classic Irish move), Italy, Belfast & many in Co Down where the legend is laid to rest. 150 more words


The ties that bind.

Good luck Europe! No there is no big sporting competition on you’ve not heard about, nor am I commenting on Brexit or ISIS. What I am referring to is the fact that today two of my children left home, backpacks loaded, for a week travelling Europe together. 305 more words


Teaching of Book Keeping in Irish Hedge Schools in the 18th and 19th centuries. — West Cork History

Originally posted on West Cork History: In Estudios Irlandes Vol 5, there is a fascinating article by Peter Clarke, of UCD, on the history of bookkeeping in Hedge Schools in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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426-428: Water, Water Everywhere

426 – Sunday 24th July 2016:  Benbulbin – a Must See

We drove on around Lough Gill to Glencar Waterfall, which is on Glencar Lough (funnily enough) … water everywhere around here!   1,271 more words

UK Tour 2016

DUN LAOGHAIRE (Kingstown) - 1870?

Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin, was renamed Kingstown in honor of the English king; but after Irish independence, it resumed it’s name of Dun Laoghaire (meaning fort of Laoghaire).   127 more words


I made it out alive!

So I met the yank Beth from ‘I didn’t have my glasses on’ and I know you are all waiting with bated breath to see how it went? 440 more words