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Dracula’s Dublin Connection

Count Dracula might be Transylvanian, but did you know he’s got Irish roots? The world sees Ireland as a cheerful place full of friendly people who love to laugh.  But at this time of year, another side of Ireland comes to the fore.  This is the birthplace of Halloween, which can trace its roots back […]

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When Will the Tricksters Arrive at Our Doors?

Which do you fear most at your front door – Halloween tricksters or campaigning politicians? With Halloween coming up, it is a good time for a blog post about something really and truly frightening.  The children in costumes who come to your door range from adorable to annoying, but when the politicians go door to […]

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What Is It That Makes Ireland So Great to Visit?

That is a very good question. That is to ask, “what is it about this country exactly that is so appealing?” Is it the Cliffs of Moher or the Guinness Brewery? Maybe, maybe not. There are other countries with cliffs and plenty of places with breweries. I believe it likely isn’t just one thing that […]

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