Although this festival has been happening for about 14 years, I’ve never gone to it! Another case of shame on me because it’s just a short drive from my house. 568 more words
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Louth has one of the highest birth rates in the country for unmarried couples.
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show there were 440 children born in the Wee County between January and March 2015. 102 more words
A corner cabinet in Bedroom No.15 at Birr Castle, County Offaly. This is also known as the Conroy Room since it contains memorabilia associated with Sir John Conroy, quondam Comptroller to Queen Victoria’s mother, the Duchess of Kent: in the same year Victoria came to the throne, Conroy’s son Edward eloped with Lady Alicia Parsons, daughter of the second Earl of Rosse. 43 more words
When I heard the words “Barack Obama Plaza”, images of photo zones, interactive history of his ancestry and commemorative photos came to mind. Instead, when I visited for the first time today, I arrived at a rest stop. 415 more words