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After commuting on the 25A bus from Lucan to Dublin city centre for nearly two decades, Majella Killalea shares how she has experienced the full panoply of human emotions on her journeys, from desperation and fear to sheer joy and relief… 783 more words

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From Prairial to Pop Culture. Day Twelve. Who was the Prophet of Revolution?

Although it was written well before the Revolution took fire, this passage, which cites Latin poet Lucan’s violent epic poem Pharsalia (On The Civil War… 275 more words

French Revolution

Three cheers for Park Run

It’s been three weeks since my last confession… well, since the Olympic Triathlon in Athy. I have done little or no structured training since, bar getting in a few swims and the odd run. 216 more words


Using Online Resources for Irish History Research

Lucan Library will host a three part practical course given by Mary Jackson, a Lucan-based genealogist, on using online and original sources for Irish local and family history projects. 193 more words


What We Could Have Done Instead of War: Lucan on Labor Lost (6.48-63)

{I have debated Lucan’s ability before, but this passage has an urgency and power I find compelling)

“Now let ancient myth build up Troy’s walls… 244 more words


The Making Of A Miscreant: What's In A Name?

ManUp has gone all audioish on you. Feel free to read the text version below or enjoy the audio version of this edition of The Making of a Miscreant by hitting the play button. 1,178 more words