Category Archives: History

First Dáil Éireann- Speech By President Michael D. Higgins

(1st Dail Eireann , The Birth Of Irish Democracy) First Dáil Éireann The Mansion House, Dublin, 21 January 2019 A Cheann Comhairle, A Chathaoirligh, A Thaoisigh, A Airí, A Theachtaí Dála, A Sheanadóirí, A ghaolta le Teachtaí na Céad Dála … Continue reading

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Old Ireland Was No Country For Women

Some poor Irish women of the past suffered much so we could own property, vote, earn a living and live the life we want. Thank-you brave ladies. We still have not got pay and promotion equality or even even representation … Continue reading

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I Enjoyed This Book – The Better Angels of Our Nature….

Title: The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined Author: Steve Pinker   ISBN: 9780143122012 Publisher: Penguin “If I could give each of you a graduation present, it would be this—the most inspiring book I’ve ever read.” —Bill … Continue reading

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The Book of Kells

Title: The Book of Kells Publisher: Ireland Of The Welcomes, Online Full Text & Source: Online, The Internet, 17/3/2018 Sample Text: The Book of Kells, one of great treasures of medieval Europe, is an illuminated manuscript Gospel book in … Continue reading

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Such Wealth & Beauty In Rome…..

There are many free guides to Rome online. One of them is  – Rome Guide Online: It was a busy, walking holiday but I really enjoyed it. There is so much to discover and everywhere is quicker on foot … Continue reading

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20 Years Dead Princess Diana Already – The People’s Princess

How proud she would be of her two sons and her two grandchildren. This slideshow is doing the rounds on social media sites. It is a beautiful tribute to the late Princess Diana.   Princess Diana By Hello Magazine … Continue reading

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The Landlord’s Tale. Paul Revere’s Ride By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Listen, my children, and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five; Hardly a man is now alive Who remembers that famous day and year. 2 He said to his friend, … Continue reading

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