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Eileen O'Leary

Eileen (1917 – 2002) was the eldest daughter in the O’Leary/ Murphy family.

She was born in Hall street, Victoria, Ebbw Vale and was Baptised on the same day that she was born. 715 more words

4 - Leary & Murphy Branch

Craft Brew Events - Week of 1/12

Need to fill up for the big game? We’ve got you covered!

Harpoon X-Night

Wednesday, January 14th @ 7:30 PM

Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall… 140 more words


Surviving An Unscheduled Flight

On February 14, 1945,  Margaret Horton, an member of the Royal Air Force’s Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF), was assigned a familiar job: sit on the horizontal stabilizer of a Spitfire to help hold the tail down while it taxied on a windy day. 248 more words

Military And Warfare

Women's Land Army: a lesson in reconstruction

Two very good friends (a couple) have, in recent years, celebrated their birthdays with a themed party: two years ago it was a murder mystery party set in Casablanca in 1942; last year it was a Jeeves and Wooster cocktail party; this year is was another murder mystery, this time set in the east coast of Britain during the Blitz. 490 more words


My time at Fawcett was enormously important, or maybe it was my time at Godolphin and the influence and interest of some quite remarkable teachers that influenced my life. 618 more words

Fawcett House

Code Name Verity

This book continues my march through the Printz Award winners.  Just as I was considering switching to another list, I read my way to Code Name Verity… 357 more words

Wachusett & WAAF Collaborate on New Craft Beer; Revered Red

A new brew from the Wachusett Brewing Company will be rocking its way onto the shelves in Boston this week. The Westminster, Massachusetts brewery has collaborated with Boston’s Rock Station, … 171 more words

Craft Beer