Monthly Archives: November 2014

Eamon De Valera

Title: Eamon De Valera   (1882-1975) Author: Clare County Library Full Text & Source: http://www.clarelibrary.ie/eolas/coclare/people/eamon.htm The Internet, Online, 30/11/2014 Sample Text: Eamon de Valera was born in Manhattan, New York, on 14th October 1882. His father was Juan de Valera, a … Continue reading

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Irish Political system

Title: Irish Political system Author: eu2013.ie Full Text & Source: http://eu2013.ie/ireland-and-the-presidency/about-ireland/irishpoliticsandgovernment/irishpoliticalsystem/ The Internet, Online, 30/11/2014 Sample Text: The Irish Government Ireland is a parliamentary democracy.  The Head of the Government is the Taoiseach. The Tánaiste is the Deputy Prime Minister. … Continue reading

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Clare People: Daniel O’Connell

Title: Daniel O’Connell (1775-1847) Author: Clare County Library Full Text & Source: http://www.clarelibrary.ie/eolas/coclare/people/daniel.htm The Internet, Online, 30/11/2014 Sample Text: Daniel O’Connell was born near Cahirciveen, Co. Kerry, on 6 August 1775. His wealthy childless uncle adopted him at an early … Continue reading

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The Three Flowers By Norman G Reddin

One time when walking down a lane As night was drawing nigh I met a colleen with three flowers And she more young than I “Saint Patrick bless you dear” said I “If you will kindly tell The place where … Continue reading

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To God and Ireland True

I SIT beside my darling’s grave, Who in the prison died, And though my tears fall thick and fast I think of him with pride: Ay, softly fall my tears like dew, For one to God and Ireland true.     … Continue reading

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Uair Amháin – Fadó Fadó

Uair Amháin – Fadó Fadó, Uair Amháin – Fadó Fadó, On a little farm near Carraroe, Lived buachaill maith named Micheál Mór, An only son of thirty-four. When work was done at end of day, He’d settle down with cupán … Continue reading

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31 key Irish politicians and what we can learn from them

Title: 31 key Irish politicians and what we can learn from them Author: Johnny Fallon Full Text & Source: http://johnnyfallon.wordpress.com/2013/08/09/31-key-irish-politicians-and-what-we-can-learn-from-them/ The Internet, Online, 30/11/2014 Sample Text: It has become fashionable to always be the one who puts something down. We love … Continue reading

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