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Wednesday’s Wonderful Word – Veteran?

I’ve asked the following question these last few days…  … what do you understand by the term veteran?  Thank you all for the interesting responses from far afield. Seems to me the word has slightly different connotations… depending on where you live. … Continue reading

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Come Walking – Again!

On Tuesday, I took you for a walk along the Royal Canal… but, the aficionados won’t forgive me if I don’t take you for a meander along Leinster’s other great waterway. Yep, some say the Grand Canal is a much … Continue reading

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Help The Homeless, Please!

It’s time for me to spread the word and ask you to do the same please. Today and tomorrow Radio Nova, my favourite radio station, is doing a radiothon to raise funds for the homeless in the greater Dublin area. … Continue reading

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Four Down… Part Two

OK… let’s get back to year two of the blog. The day I completed year one I mentioned to the good lady that that’s me… challenge completed. Done! As is her inimitable way… she simply suggested that I could be … Continue reading

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Need a Lift?

I was looking through the archives at what mischief I was getting at 2 years ago. On 2 September 2012 I completed my Grand Canal challenge, reaching the Shannon. That was a successful walk and altogether we must have raised … Continue reading

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The Race – Stage 8 of the An Post Rás

On Sunday past I was in the right place at the right time, for once. Well, sort of. We were out near Balbriggan watching the cricket when a commotion was heard and seen passing the ground. Bikes and cars with … Continue reading

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Double Dose – Friendship Friday Ditty Day…

I think there may be a few folk who are wondering if my series featuring Irish lasses has come to an end. The answer is a definite NO! This week I’m sharing another bit of special… but there’s a twist. This lady lives … Continue reading

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Double Dose – Frendship Friday – Ditty Day!

This week I’m returning to Cork… well, metaphorically speaking, that is. The reason? To tell you a little about Joan and to give you her 3 answers to the questions I asked of a bevy of Irish Beauties. Joan and … Continue reading

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