Category Archives: Ireland

13 things you probably didn’t know about St Patrick’s Day

Reblogged from The Journal.ie 1. St Patrick’s name wasn’t actually Patrick. His real name was actually Maewyn Succat. Seriously.

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Lá Fhéile Pádraig

The day of the festival of (St) Patrick, Paddy’s day. My daddy is called Patrick, so it has always been Daddy’s day too 🙂 He always sends us (me, my sister and all my cousins) a St Patrick’s Day card, … Continue reading

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Upon Small Shoulders

I love Sinéad O’Connor, I always have.  When I first heard ‘Troy’ the haunting love song from her first album, The Lion & The Cobra, she was singing from my heart, from my soul.  She screamed for me, from me. … Continue reading

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Phoneography Challenge

Welcome to my neighbourhood!! Well, this was the neighbourhood within which I grew up, and this weekend I was there celebrating my Dad’s 70th birthday.

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Surprise!

Today was my daddy’s birthday, he reached three score and ten.  Mum planned a lunch with some of their friends and my sister, and I secretly flew over last night and stayed with my sister.  I had also posted over … Continue reading

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