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My Granny turned 90 last weekend. She’s an amazing woman, who as a widow raised 10 children alone. Her life is full of stories and of times that have changed for both the good and bad. 685 more words


Friday Photo

A moody shot of the bridge at Banagher taken during the week. 6 more words

Friday Photo

Flanagan's On The Lake

It’s well known that RTE 2FM‘s cheeky chappy DJ Rick O’Shea is a craft beer aficionado. I’ve even bumped into him myself at the… 928 more words

Irish Whiskey

Monitoring silver eel turbine passage mortalities on the Lower Shannon

We are currently assessing silver eel turbine passage mortality at Ardnacrusha hydroelectric station on the Lower River Shannon. Silver eels are adult maturing eels on their spawning migration to the Sargasso Sea after spending up to 20 years (or more) in freshwater. 2,457 more words

Eel Management Plan

Weekly Photo Challenge: Life Imitates Art

From the River Shannon ferry.

I was watching the northern shore of the River Shannon fade into the distance as we crossed on the ferry when I noticed this interesting cloud formation.   41 more words


Who Did You Inspire Today? You Might Be Surprised!

A few days ago, I received the following sketch in a message, with the words, “Thanks for the inspiration for this.”

Seamus McArdle is an Irish author and artist who has featured on this blog before. 394 more words