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Sep 21, 2017 |
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Manic Scrubbers in Sunflower Yellow

Apr 22, 2012 | Comments Off on Manic Scrubbers in Sunflower Yellow

I recently sat mesmerised while viewing the art film Yellow by performance artist Amanda Coogan and film maker Paddy Cahill at the recently refurbished Limerick City Gallery of Art.

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Peering At Their Majesties Through An Irish Mist

May 20, 2011 | Comments Off on Peering At Their Majesties Through An Irish Mist

  I caught a glimpse of  Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip this week on O’Connell Bridge. Like many others I was a captive in Dublin’s south side, unable to cross the Liffey and pestering the Gardai about when the bridge would be reopening. Then Their Majesties just passed by in an armoured car, waving through the dark glass at the…

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Happy Easter!

Apr 21, 2011 | Comments Off on Happy Easter!
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Hope at a Moment of Social and Psychological Chaos

Mar 22, 2011 | Comments Off on Hope at a Moment of Social and Psychological Chaos

I was one of those who was deeply moved by the words of Bill Clinton to a New York audience over the St Patrick’s weekend. It was not just the words he spoke, but the tone of his remarks. It seems to me that he has a deep understanding of  the psychic trauma we are going…

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

Mar 15, 2011 |
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Happy Valentine

Feb 13, 2011 | Comments Off on Happy Valentine

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Butterland

Jan 23, 2011 | Comments Off on Butterland

Irish Farmhouse Butter | I Married An Irish Farmer. This blog from I married and Irish farmer on home-made butter made my mouth water with childhood tastes of runny buttery eggs, slides of soda bread and sharp butter milk drinks in hay fields. Golden nostalgic moments but have I the courage to go for the butter making…

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Have a rest Santa!

Dec 24, 2010 |

Happy Christmas one and all.

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