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St Patrick’s Day 2013

Well, what do I say? In keeping with the weekend’s green theme set in motion by Ailsa’s challenge which just so happens to coincide with the ‘International’ Day of Ireland. There are so many myths and mysteries surrounding St Patrick. … Continue reading

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WPhotoC: More Dublin Green…

Well… I told you on Saturday that green and Ireland fit well in a sentence… I also promised you some more green… so, why not keep my promise? Let’s have a look at some of the sights… even some objects I … Continue reading

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WPhotoC: Green… Irish Green

Sara Rosso must have planned an Irish event for this week’s photo challenge… imagine… asking an Irish resident to do green. The Emerald Island and green are what it’s all about… green and pleasant land… even on occasion Green Guinness… although I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Larry Goes Walk-About…

Larry Leprechaun felt the urge to get out a little more often. He is usually a rather contented lad… sitting around in the office, keeping his companion, Caroline the dog, in check. They’ve been seen messing about on a certain … Continue reading

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History Lessons on the Train… of Boer Wars and Garrison Games??

I often marvel at the effects words can have on the moods or responses of people. One word sparks a row or debate. One word can unite disparate ideas… one word can lead to a history lesson. There I was, … Continue reading

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Midwinter’s Trance…

It’s that time of the year again… silly season… the time to be merry… to slaughter the fattened calf… time to party. Yep… winter fun time.  All sorts of rituals and myths abound about the day. More like the night for … Continue reading

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Colours… Dublin Style…

Last Monday’s stroll around the GCD allowed me my first sighting of The Grand Canal Theatre since it’s been completed. Even in the low light of winter the place looks rather special. The colours and textures of the theatre and the surrounding building makes for interesting … Continue reading

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Bagenalstown… Proof I’m not Always Royal Canal Biased!

We went down south on Saturday… senior son actually managed another game of cricket. He and another NKCC member were invited to play for the Leprechaun’s CC… a cricket club with a difference. The club was founded in 1948 and has a proud … Continue reading

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