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Easter Chocolates and Oranges

Mar 16, 2016 | Comments Off on Easter Chocolates and Oranges

Oranges and chocolate were exotic extravagances in my childhood; pointers to a future when these would become normal daily purchases and not occasional luminous luxuries. In our 1950s childhood home in East Mayo, an orange was a sporadic treat; the fruit was carefully peeled, divided in four, the white pith discarded and each succulent segment…

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The Irish Story – Bite Chunks of History

Nov 8, 2010 | Comments Off on The Irish Story – Bite Chunks of History

The Irish story is bad and getting worse if we are to believe Morgan Kelly in today’s Irish Times. Maybe it’s time to get some perspective – and some solace – from our history. We can do it online through The Irish Story, a digital first publisher of concise ebooks and short, snappy features on Irish…

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