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Regional Warning – Tipperary Steals Republic's Treasure!

Cork farmers have been asked to be vigilant for something amateur geologists have termed Wandering Boundaries. The most recent example of this is the movement of Mitchelstown into Tipperary, starting with its caves. 266 more words


Silver River Walk - My Happy Place

The Silver River walk is just absolutely stunning. It is, in my opinion one of the most beautiful hidden gems in Ireland. It is situated… 504 more words


'It’s Time To Write', She said….. ‘Write What’, I Thought

WHAT Do You Write Down?  For most of us including myself, it consists of to do lists, work projects (and now college), things to do around the house, and sometimes, the odd birthday/Christmas card. 520 more words


Take Three

This week the Irish Aesthete celebrates its third birthday. When first posting in September 2012, I had no idea that the project would develop as it has since done, nor that it would attract such a loyal following (and certainly not that I would still be doing this now). 1,113 more words

Architectural History

The Black Bull Threshing festival 2015

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

Louth has one of the highest birth rates out of wedlock

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

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Spectacle as Drama

It was through reading more than thirty years ago Sacheverell Sitwell’s perpetually engaging book Southern Baroque Art (first published in 1924) that I first discovered the work of the Bibienas. 1,254 more words

Architectural History