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Dusk Shoot

Watching the sun going down as I drove towards the nearby town of Tullamore, I worried that I would be under pressure to capture everything before it got completely dark. 92 more words

Paula Nolan Photography

First of the new season

The first butterfly of the new season – Brimstone Butterfly captured at Birr Castle Demesne Gardens, County Offaly, Ireland during the Easter Weekend.


Return of the Native

On a table in the Gothic Saloon of Birr Castle, County Offaly, a porcelain figure looms over Cecil Beaton’s photograph of a former chatelaine Anne, Countess of Rosse. 70 more words

Architectural History

Gaelic Football Passed Away

The Death of Gaelic Football

The death has occurred of Gaelic Football on Saturday March 28th 2015.Passed away peacefully at its home Croke Park.Dear brother of Hurling,Camogie,Ladies Football,Handball and Rounders. 1,052 more words


Speaking Ill Of The Dead: Eulogies & Enmity For An Irish Brigade Soldier

On 18th October 1862 the New York Irish-American published an article on the ‘gallant fellows’ of the Irish Brigade who had recently given their lives at the carnage of Antietam. 1,566 more words

Irish American Civil War


The Waterford News & Star (Phil Fanning):

Waterford Cut Loose After A Slow Start In Tullamore

  • While the win was always going to be more important than the performance the feeling leaving Tullamore was, that in the event of the promotion issue going right down to the wire, Waterford had missed a great opportunity to increase their advantage on score difference considerably by amassing a total of 23 wides while at the same time failing to convert some clear goal scoring opportunities.
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Grand Canal history: Tullamore lecture

Monday 23 March James Scully “The Grand Canal in Offaly 1794 – 1804.” – Offaly History Centre – 8pm 2014-15 is the bicentenary of the connection from the Liffey with the Shannon.

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