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Conversations from the departure lounge

Episode 5 – The golf outing and the wonderful husband

– I see the lads are organising another golf outing.

– Where too?

– Gort, I think. 421 more words

Brian Lighthouse

Conversations from the departure lounge

Episode 4 – Shakespeare

– ‘A man cannot make him laugh – but that’s no marvel; he drinks no wine.’

– Jaysus, when did you ever study Shakespeare? 194 more words

Brian Lighthouse

Conversations from the departure lounge

Episode 3 – The Prince is dead, long live the Prince

– Your man died, The Prince.

– G’way out of it.

– He lived in a place called Paisley Park… 145 more words

Brian Lighthouse

Conversations from the departure lounge

Episode 2 – The Limerick Footbridge Folly

– What about this bridge they’re building up along the river?

– No no no, ‘tis a walkaway. 227 more words

Brian Lighthouse

Conversations from the departure lounge

Episode 1 – McGregor Retires

– That fella, Conor O’Leary, is going to retire.

– No, no, that’s not him. Conor O’Leary’s the fella with the airplanes. 210 more words

Brian Lighthouse

Happy Birthday Pecker Dunne

1st April 1933-19th December 2012

Photo by Pat Crowe

Photo by Pat Crowe

Pecker Dunne broke the mold.  He was one of the great liberators of the Travelling community and from the Travelling community. 559 more words

Culture

1921 – The bodies of three British soldiers killed by the IRA are found near Woodford, Co Galway

There has long been discussion whether the three soldiers were deserters or spies.

The bodies of three British soldiers; Privates Williams, Walker and Morgan of the Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, were discovered by a farmer on the Woodford to Cahir road near the shores of Lough Attorick at Poolagoond near the Clare/Galway border. 214 more words

Irish History