Tag Archives: St Patrick’s Day

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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Sensory – the Twirl!

You’ve gotta give me a break here, please? Yep… this week Ailsa’s challenge asks for the sensory. Yes… our smells, sights… hearing, touch and taste when we travel. Our senses… they are the memory stirrers we so need on this … 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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Dublin Alphabet – K for Kilcock?

OK… I’m taking serious liberties here. Kilcock is actually situated in Co Kildare… and Co Meath. But, and here’s my justification, it’s our home town… and it’s a dorm town along the commuter belt to Dublin. Does that justify it’s … Continue reading

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Happy St Patrick’s Day!

St Patrick’s Day seems to have grown into a massive international global event. I remember, while a teen, first hearing something about the 17th March celebration in New York. I think that may have been the only event of note … Continue reading

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Four Down… One to Go?

This blog began as a challenge to do daily posts for one year. Today marks the completion of four years without missing a day. As each year has rolled by I’ve asked the question… should I keep going? Each year … Continue reading

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The Week That Was – St Patrick’s Day Aftermath

There you have it… the week that threw St Patrick’s Day at us had more ups and downs than some would have liked, me included. It’s always a bit of a schlep to get back on the Tuesday after a … Continue reading

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Happy St Patrick’s Day!!

Short and sweet today!! Happy St Patrick’s day!! We will again be part of the Kilcock festivities… like last year, doing the now traditional boerewors rolls as part of the “Tastes of Kilcock” element of the festival. Last year we … Continue reading

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