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Shared Stories and Warm Thoughts

Talented writers to share their stories, experiences, thoughts and advice with you. We hope you find something that adds warmth to your day. All views expressed are the writers’ own.

Posted in Category: Irish Culture

Year of the French in Co. Mayo

Wexford, with Vinegar Hill and its National 1798 Rebellion Centre, is the star of that particular effort to gain freedom from British rule. The county had many successes in that uprising. Insurgents captured the towns of Enniscorthy, Wexford, and briefly Gorey. The rebellion ended in Wexford in early July, but it had yet to begin […]

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Posted in Category: News

Drought & Drones Lead to Discovery

The Boyne Valley is home to an amazing site of Neolithic structures decorated with intriguing and distinctive swirls and spirals. It’s a must-see for visitors to Ireland, and the island’s recent drought conditions have revealed that it is even more amazing than previously known. Historian Anthony Murphy, who has written extensively about the area, was […]

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Posted in Category: Irish Culture

Water, Water Everywhere?

Normally, water is indeed everywhere in Ireland. It rains so much we have developed a wide range of terminology to describe it from a ‘soft day’ to ‘bucketing’. But this summer, Ireland is actually facing a drought. Farmers are worried, lawns are yellow and inland waterways are low. So the beach […]

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