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Holiday in Ireland

My schoolfriend arrived from Germany this week. Besides long walks at the nearby beach and a lot of talks about the old days, we are visiting places all over Ireland this week. 147 more words

Ireland

THE "ALL THE SHIPS (NOT) AT SEA" BIT

The ocean has always held a special allure for me! Despite a tendency to get seasick, I’ve truly relished opportunities to get out on the waves in ships of various sizes and types. 1,468 more words

Travel

#OTD in 1798 – Execution of John Kelly, also known as ‘Kelly of Killane’.

John Kelly lived in Killanne in the parish of Rathnure and was a leader who fought in the United Irishmen Rebellion of 1798.

While Kelly was obviously well-known to rebels and loyalists alike during the short duration of the Wexford rising, almost nothing is known of him outside this time. 218 more words

Irish History

Syrian Families Could Arrive in New Ross

A total of 37 Syrian refugees have arrived to live in Co. Wexford.

They are planned to be housed in and around Wexford town.

Frank Staples, Mayor of Wexford town, has extended welcomes to the families.

New Ross

(Photos) New Ross In The Good Old Days

The following photos are from the Facebook group NEW ROSS PICTURED IN THE GOOD DAYS !!.  They are old photos that I found interesting. Looks so different! 13 more words

New Ross

Dunbrody - Famine Ship in New Ross

We’ve had some guests staying with us over this past weekend. Since we are living in the Sunny South East of Ireland, whenever we think about trips to nearby locations one always comes to mind: … 297 more words

Ireland