Monthly Archives: March 2012

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  Times are hard and look to be getting harder. A little over a year ago, the government voted to give control of the country to foreigners. The political party deemed responsible has been voted out. And the year is … Continue reading

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Munster Fleadh… Fleed… Fled…

What’s a fleadh? For those of us who don’t speak Irish, the first question is how to pronounce it. Is it flee-ad? fleed? The unlikely answer is flah, as in open your mouth and say ahhhh…. Silent ‘e’. Silent ‘d’. … Continue reading

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Found – Ireland’s Missing Town

The fifth biggest town in Ireland cannot be found on any map of the island. It is bigger than Waterford and Dungarvan put together, but you’ll look in vain for its location on Google maps or Wikipedia. This place is … Continue reading

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