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Oscar Wilde

Today marks the 111th anniversary of the death of Oscar Wilde.  To commemorate the milestone, his Paris tomb has been renovated and unveiled today in a ceremony attended by his only grandson. Amazingly, the previous monument was worn down by the grease from the thousands of kisses it received, which ate away at the stonework. Read more on this story ... Read More »

A very worthy cause – Santa’s Strike Force

While browsing the web today I came across this very worthy charitable cause.  Boards.ie has launched their annual photo book with proceeds from the sales going to Santa’s Strike Force, which brings Christmas presents to children in hospitals and care centers. Click here for more details. Read More »

Cady Finlayson

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An Irish Road

Yes, this is a two lane road.  Maybe it’s hard to tell in the photograph, but anyone who has been to Ireland will be able to attest to the surprise they got when they had to drive on a road like this. Things are ok, until you meet that oncoming tractor or truck, and you have to reverse half a mile back ... Read More »

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to all. I hope you all have a safe and happy holiday. Read More »

Doolin, County Clare – beautiful video footage

Here’s a great little YouTube video I came across today that highlights the small town of Doolin in County Clare, about 5 miles from the Cliffs of Moher. This video showcases some of what Doolin has to offer including trad sessions in the local pubs (0:37), the scenery of the nearby Aran Islands (1:15), the Cliffs of Moher (1:42) and ... Read More »

Golfing in Ireland

Ireland has a very long association with the world of golf and is famed for its fantastic golf courses.  A lot of tourism to the country is directly attributed to golfing vacations due to the facilities available, as well as the annual golf competitions held there. If you’re looking for information on where to golf in Ireland, great golf courses, golfing competitions ... Read More »

The Battle of Kinsale

The Battle of Kinsale, in 1601, saw Irish and Spanish forces join forces against the eventual English victors.  You can read all about the battle of Kinsale here on Wikipedia. There is a pub in the town of Kinsale that was named in honor of the Spanish commander Don Juan d’Aquila.  The pub is known as “The Spaniard”.  Outside that ... Read More »

Breast Cancer

In support of the Irish Cancer Society. QKZ5GUQY7RAK “Action Breast Cancer, a programme of the Irish Cancer Society, is Ireland’s leading provider of breast cancer information and support. Each year we reach over 25,000 women who are concerned about breast cancer and breast health. We strive to ensure that everyone affected by breast cancer receives the highest standards of treatment, support ... Read More »