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Ulster Born Fathers of US Presidents

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Ulster Born Fathers of US Presidents

Before Barack Obama became President of the United States of America, only three previous U.S. 102 more words

A Lookbook For Festivals If You Like To Look Wick

Festival season has been upon us for about a month now. As I look upon the freshly sparkled faces of my peers in their groovy outfits, I can’t help but think: wow, I wore some shite out and about. 1,149 more words

Movie Review: Hunger (2008)

Starring: Michael Fassbender, Liam Cunningham and Brian Milligan

Directed by: Steve McQueen

The story based on the life of Bobby Sands who led IRA prisoners on a hunger strike in order to gain political recognition from the British in the Maze Prison, Northern Ireland. 424 more words

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#OTD in 2014 – Author and activist, Gerry Conlon dies of cancer, aged 60.

“I have been in prison for something I did not do. I am totally innocent. The Maguire Seven are innocent. Let’s hope the Birmingham Six are freed.” 493 more words

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Unashamed Freebies

Before I start this post in earnest, let me categorically say I don’t blurb my ramblings down here in order to get free beer. If I did, there would be very few posts. 799 more words

Northern Ireland

Café Parisien

Café Parisien was, as its name suggests, a Parisian style café on the Titanic. Designed as a replica to the cafés which you find through the streets and boulevards of Paris,  it was popular among the younger  passengers. 394 more words

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The Drunk Des Diaries: Cold to the Bone

At the start of this year there was a terrible series of snow storms and blizzards that struck the island of Ireland, so tremendous that it was issued a red alert. 4,654 more words

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