Tag Archives: Maynooth

Tuesday’s Trees and Tunes – Chilly… Hot!

Yesterday I was on about the changeable weather… well, it got better! On Sunday, we took a drive back to the old Kilcock haunts. Birthdays mean happy family time-sharing… so, it was only right that we went inland. Now… sometime … Continue reading

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Repurpose!

Krista’s weekly challenge photo is special. A blue Christmas bauble in a bird’s nest. Do go look… do go see how Krista has created a bit of magic. A very simple concept… to repurpose two totally unrelated items… to create … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Kilcock and Kildare

Before the April A to Z began I was doing my own Dublin A to Z which I have to continue when May rolls around again. I cheated a little then by featuring Kilcock because it’s “our” village. It’s in … Continue reading

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Happy St Patrick’s Day!

Ah well, no fine! I’m wishing you a happy St Patrick’s Day. Yep, even if you find yourself at the opposite side of the world I hope you have a great Paddy’s Day! In the last number of years buildings … Continue reading

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Summer Loving!

To think… it’s been a full month since Christmas… and we’ve had our first full moon of 2016. We’ve also not had much in the line of a chilly winter. Even so… we’ve had a rather damp and dull winter … Continue reading

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Summer Fun?

How about a reminder of the bright days? You in for a round of golf? No… just a stroll around one of the great courses here in North Kildare. There’s lots of history at the Carton Estate near Maynooth. There’s … Continue reading

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A Big Gail… and Kate!

You know the old story about why fierce storms are named after ladies? Yep… if you didn’t know and are guessing that it has something to do with their temperament then you may be on the right path. Or, I … Continue reading

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Old Oak!

Let’s hope this old fella left a few acorns to seed the area where it once cast shadows… Happy Monday… may everything you wish for yourself and others happen!

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