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Sandycove and Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin, Ireland

The view from Sandycove, County Dublin …looking toward the pier at Dun Laoghaire.  Click on the image for a larger view.


Team building exercise

He pleaded. Oh yes he did.
He begged. Oh yes, he did that too.
And he pleaded some more. Oh definitely.

But I did not budge. 20 more words


1965 – Roger Casement’s body is returned from England to be re-interred at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin.

‘Self-government is our right, a thing born in us at birth; a thing no more to be doled out to us or withheld from us by another people than the right to life itself.’

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Irish History

James Joyce Tower

Sam Van Hook

Liz Stewart explores Sandycove’s 19th century martello tower – home to the James Joyce Museum.

For those of us who struggle/ignore/avoid finding the time to exercise, a long walk on the weekend is the classic Irish answer. 513 more words



I took this photo just after the sun came up on October 6, 2013.  It was the day I left Ireland and returned home.  When I stay with my friends in Sandycove, County Dublin, they put me in the room at the top of the house, which was originally probably a room for the maids or other servants.  103 more words


I'm Back!

Cue Staind’s 2001 hit, “It’s Been Awhile.” (Actually please don’t.)

Hello, everyone, I’m back. I know it has been a long time since my last post but I honestly felt as if nothing interesting was happening to me. 471 more words