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Quite Simply...1/6/16

The obvious answer is that the best things of life are not to be bought with money; it would be nearer the truth to quote the prophetic paradox, they are bought ‘without money and without price.’ – Dawson, William J., The Quest of the Simple Life, pg.

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Emo Court and the story of ‘Damer’s Gold’

The double surname – Dawson-Damer, is inextricably linked with Emo Court and the Earls of Portarlington. Tracing its roots back to Marmaduke d’Ossene who reputedly accompanied William the Conqueror to England, the Dawson half of the Dawson-Damer alliance, in the person of William Dawson, arrived in Ireland from Yorkshire during the reign of Charles II. 1,487 more words