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My First Ever Blog !!!

This is my first ever blog. This is the second sentence of my first ever blog. Here we are in sentence number three. This is going well. 329 more words


The sad demise of Offaly GAA

Growing up in Westmeath, I didn’t know one end of a hurl from the other, and prior to 2004, the taunt that we “couldn’t kick a ball for shite” either was hard not to justify. 1,612 more words


The Bog

I went to the bog today. I hadn’t been for many years. For those of you who don’t know what a bog is;  bogs are areas of peat land that make up 5% of the Irish landscape and many rare plants grow on the bog. 361 more words


Mississippi Power to refund customers

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Regulators are ordering Mississippi Power Co. to lower rates later this month and plan for refunds by November to customers who want them. 121 more words


Government plans to create 14,000 extra jobs in the midlands

The Midlands Action Plan for Jobs was launched today by the Government. The initiative aims to deliver 10-15% employment growth in the region over the coming years. 324 more words


Daingean, Co. Offaly - Kiladerry

Situated on the outskirts of Daingean, Co. Offaly is Kiladerry Graveyard, mostly overgrown with monuments peeping through the long grass.

The exceptions..

In one corner is the much adorned grave of Fr Mullen.   67 more words

Ireland History

Do You Know Where The Boycott Came From? Ireland

I was going some pictures the other day and came across this one.  It’s a photo of the Fox Family Farm.  My Fox Family!  My Great Grandmother Mary Fox, emigrated to the U.S. 411 more words