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Wild Atlantic Way: Roundstone to Galway

We were sorry to leave Roundstone as it had been a great base from which to explore the coastline of the Wild Atlantic Way and the strange, boggy heartland with its hidden tales of heroism and hardship. 1,006 more words

Photography

Weekly Photo Challenge :Half and Half

We came across this beautiful lawn in Dublin at the weekend, split in two by purple lavender.  This was taken in the extensive lawns and gardens surrounding the… 112 more words

Travel

Patrick Pearse and the Kinvara hero - 1919

Tuam Herald 22nd February 1919 p.4

(abridged)
Patrick Pearse was a barrister, but he may be said not to have practiced as he gave himself up to the work of education at which he was most successful. 87 more words

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From Art to Execution

BOOK REVIEW by Robert Butler

Rόisín Ní Ghairbhí, 16 Lives Willie Pearse,  The O’Brien Press, Dublin, 2015

ISBN: 978-1-84717-267-9

RRP: €12.99; epub  €10.99.

In the early hours of 4 May 1916, Willie Pearse and three of his colleagues were executed by firing squad for their part in the Easter Rising. 892 more words

History

April 29, 2015: Thanks to the King of Miracles

I watch them talk, huddled over their coffee, whispering and laughing.
They look like old lovers, best friends reunited.

They are trading war stories.

The smoke in the air is not from cigarettes. 155 more words

Strange News

History - Patrick Pearse

In history we were told that we had to do a four page essay on somebody involved in the 1916.  I don’t really want to because irish history is boring but i did it anyways on Patrick Pearse.   110 more words

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