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Clàirseach

(Pronunciation here)

When Guinness decided to respond to changing drinking tastes and produce a lager in 1960  they considered a number of names; Atlas, Cresta  321 more words

Photography

The Ship that bombed its birthplace

On Wednesday morning of Easter Rising week the British began in earnest the counter-attack to retake the City of Dublin. Artillery was brought up from Athlone and the gunship the ‘Helga’ was brought up the Liffey from its moorings in nearby Kingstown. 594 more words

Strolling the Liffey, Dublin by Night

Last night, in my jet lagged state I found myself wide awake at 9:30pm and headed out to walk around Dublin and test out my camera’s night settings. 147 more words

Travel

Walks like a duck...

Running on empty is never a good idea. But first let’s go back and recap on the week so far.

Monday was another gym session, followed by a decent swim, as covered in the last post. 761 more words

Training

Wet Foot

Keeping up with the swan theme… here’s a lad spotted yesterday. I enjoy the wet feet as well as the ringlets and drops below the bill.

Postaday

Is fánach an áit ina bhfaighfeá gliomach

“Is fánach an áit ina bhfaighfeá gliomach” (You never know where you will find a lobster) quoted boating specialist and author, Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh, as he helped celebrate the launch of a very special boat. 666 more words

Dublin