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An Idiot's Guide To Moving Abroad: Bedrooms and Broom Closets

How much money did I move over with? Answer: $11,000. Why? Because I don’t like to be inconvenienced.

Is $11,000 a reasonable amount for most people to acquire? 706 more words

Irish Stamps: 150th anniversary of the birth of W.B. Yeats (2015)

William Butler Yeats is widely considered to be one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century and this year marks the 150th anniversary of his birth in Dublin on 13 June 1865. 372 more words


Irish Stamps: Animation Ireland (2015)

In line with celebrating ‘digital animation’ the stamps incorporate augmented reality technology, a first for An Post. To maximise your enjoyment of these stamps, simply download the “Cee Explorer App” and scan with your smartphone. 250 more words


Whisky doors

A wall of doors at the old granary at the Jameson Distillery / Cork, County Cork, Ireland / Julie Cook / 2015


Irish Stamps: St Patrick's Day (2015)

St Patrick’s Day is celebrated all over the world with particularly big parades in the United States, Britain, Canada, Argentina, Australia and New Zealand. The day itself is a public holiday in the North and South of Ireland but also in Newfoundland, Labrador and Montserrat which all have strong Irish connections. 127 more words


Irish Stamps: Europa / Old Toys (2015)

EUROPA stamps are unique stamps issued by European postal administrations, including An Post. Each stamp bears the official EUROPA logo, a PostEurop registered trademark under the aegis of PostEurop in which Europe is the central theme. 278 more words


Guard of Honour

Day 56 of #100Daychallenge

For almost four hours, people came through the front door, and into the room where you rest. They shake my cousins’ hands. 147 more words