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An Evocation

The stone doorcases of Tullamore, County Offaly, an evocation of the prosperity once enjoyed by this Midlands town. The first belongs to a house dating from c.1730 and is the centrepiece of a full-height bow with conical roof on the projecting bow. 45 more words

Architectural History

Ireland's Most Haunted: Leap Castle

One Friday night about two months ago, I started reading up about Leap Castle (pronounced ‘Lep’) and the incidents that led to it becoming the most haunted castle in Ireland. 1,136 more words


Lough Boora Discovery Park

I don’t know why I haven’t gone to Lough Boora Park before. There is no excuse other than pure laziness.  This week my good friends Marcy and Bob came all the way from Hawaii to see me so I obviously wanted to show them something Irish, the bog. 270 more words

Tractor Football Sketch

About a week ago, the National Ploughing Championships were on here in Ireland. Given that I’ve been so irresistibly drawn to sketching tractors, I couldn’t resist this opportunity of creating a tractor football themed sketch. 180 more words

Cath White Series

National Ploughing Championships

The National Ploughing Championships is Europe’s largest outdoor exhibition and agricultural trade show. Last year’s was one of the most successful Championships to date with 281,000 attendees and over 1,500 delighted exhibitors. 155 more words


Competition Time!


If you have seen our Facebook page you will have seen our latest competition! As you may know the National Ploughing Championships 2016 is being held in Tullamore, Co. 69 more words


The Venue Hunt

We had been engaged for about 6 months before we picked a date. Then one night we were talking about when would be a good time to get married. 880 more words

Getting Married