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Who Has Seen the Wind?

I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. ~~Jimmy Dean

The South Canoe Wind Farm just outside New Ross on the New Russell Road had its open house in June–Father’s Day actually. 123 more words

Family Day Out in Wexford

On Friday we took a drive down to Hook Head here in Wexford. Following a week of illness, it was just what we needed to blow the cobwebs away. 686 more words


1798 – United Irishmen Rebellion: Rebel Success in Wexford.

Rebellion continues with some success for Irish forces in Wexford. At Three Rocks, just outside Wexford town, 70 English militia are killed in a carefully planned ambush by Irish forces. 319 more words

Irish History

Dauntless Summer Cruise 2015 Day 01 New Ross Ireland to Scilly Islands

Woke up still on the hard at New Ross boatyard.  Stephen the owner, like virtually every Irish person I have had contact with in the last 8 months, was great.  458 more words


JFK and the Irish Famine

The Great Famine – also called the Irish Potato Famine – killed a million people between 1845 and 1852 and created much bitterness towards the ruling British.  259 more words