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Pigs on the Green

Continued from last week

Pat took off like a madman while I searched for the baling twine in the wheelbarrow. I then followed Pat as he sprintedĀ in pursuit of the errant Bess, who at this point had stopped in front of the Library, smelling the roses or was she eating them? 1,857 more words

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Pigs on the Green

Pigs on the Green

During the early nineteen fifties, Ireland was a struggling nation seeking to develop its own identity. Had it not been for the excellent system of education for the masses, run by the religious, I fear the country would have been categorized as a third world country. 1,672 more words

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Industrial Disease - Are things getting any better?

This week Wednesday is more than a Hump Day, as Friday is Good Friday, there is no work, in fact I also have next Tuesday off too, so I have 5 days off in a row! 877 more words


A Simpler Time

Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting with some lovely ladies who I was blessed with meeting when I was a teenager who did pageants. Yes, I did pageants and I LOVED them! 576 more words

Diane Sawyer -Beyond the Sound of Music

I got back from the city tonight in time to see Diane Sawyer and Julie Andrews talk about behind the scenes at the Sound of Music. 207 more words


Simpler Times ------ The Funeral

It was early in the summer of 1947, one of the hottest on record in Ireland, with little or no rainfall for several months. I was five years old. 2,500 more words

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Take a Trip Back To Simpler Times

If you are in my age range you will definitely remember most of the things in this video. I wish we could all turn the clock back and enjoy a simpler time. 9 more words