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Portland House

Here is a good article about the destruction of Portland House, just upstream of Portumna on the east bank of the Shannon, by ruffians in 1938. 8 more words

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Lagoon Flights

No, nothing (as far as I can see) to do with the Irish firm Harbour Flights, whose fleet’s mysterious non-appearance (and whose website’s mysterious disappearance) has been noted here. 41 more words

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Roll up! Roll up!

Download the form for paying Mineral Oil Tax on green diesel used for private pleasure navigation here . The Kingstown Blazers are relying on you to save green diesel supplies: 90 more words



Today our intrepid reporters can EXCLUSIVELY REVEAL that, between 10.00am and 11.00am on 2 January 2015, four motorbikes passed along the M7 between Junctions 27 Birdhill and 28 Castletroy. 74 more words


Maritime history

There is to be a maritime history conference in Cork next weekend:

Maritime History Conference to take place in University College Cork 28/29 November

Maritime History Conference‘A safe place for ships’: Cork, Ireland, Europe and the Sea…

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The uses of lunatic asylums

Finally, as to the want of cleanliness of which you complain — although I do not pretend to say that the Irish peasantry are as fond of order as the English, yet here also we can discover how much is owing to want of education and early training.

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