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I Am So Very Disappointed In Irish Government For Not Insisting On 14 Day Self Isolation Or Jail

Quarantine is a way to separate and to restrict movements of someone who may have been exposed to the virus to check if they become sick.The CDC recommends self-quarantine if a close contact of yours has confirmed case of COVID-19.Usually, … Continue reading

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Rosa Parks Honored With a Barbie Doll on Women’s Equality Day — TIME

Civil rights activist Rosa Parks is being honored with her own Barbie doll. The toy company Mattel unveiled the new doll for Women’s Equality Day on August 26 as part of a range dedicated to celebrating inspiring women. Parks became … Continue reading

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Fodor’s Travel – Great Website

Fodor’s  Travel Website offers a list of key phrases and its’ pronunciation in all major languages. Source: http://www.fodors.com/language/italian/ I am studying Italian for my trip to Rome. This Italian section is divdied into key sections: Overview Greetings Directions Shopping Numbers … Continue reading

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Bookings.com & Skyscanner

I am planning my summer holiday and my niece recommended these two websites!! I am thinking of Italy or Lanzarote. She and her friends travelled Europe and Asia, after university, using these two sites! There are amazing, so much information … Continue reading

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Just Chilling – 3 o’clock break

Photo: Saravut Whanset “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” Amit Ray “Work. Don’t Think. Relax.”Ray Bradbury I just love Saravut Whanset’s photography. See More Of His Photos Online @ … Continue reading

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Do You Have A Bucket List?

t I think it is important to have dreams and ambitions. My Bucket List: 1. Visit Egypt http://www.egypt.travel/ Egypt has one of the longest histories of any modern country, arising in the tenth millennium BC as one of the world’s … Continue reading

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See what awaits you – Ireland’s Ancient East

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Last year’s World Happiness Report from the United Nations ranked Denmark the happiest nation on Earth

Title: What Copenhagen can teach the world Author: BBC Travel Full Text & Source: http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20120412-travelwise-what-copenhagen-can-teach-the-world The Internet, Online, 11/3/2015 Sample Text While Denmark’s capital may not be perfect, its successes in sustainability and liveability provide teaching points for metropolises across … Continue reading

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New supplementary passport card for Irish citizens

Title: New supplementary passport card for Irish citizens Author: RTE News Full Text & Source: http://www.rte.ie/news/2015/0126/675641-passport-card/ The Internet, Online, 26/01/2015 Sample Text: Irish citizens will be able to travel within the European Union and the European economic area using a … Continue reading

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Scoilnet – Ireland’s Online Resource For Primary & Secondary Schools For Teachers & Pupils

Title: Scoilnet ( SchoolNet Translated Into English) Author: Department Of Education, Ireland Full Text & Source: https://www.scoilnet.ie/ The Internet, Online, 14/11/2014 Sample Text: Perform a simple search and then narrow results by subject or format Narrow your results Clear selected filters … Continue reading

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Learn A Foreign Language Free For Research Or Travel

Title: Learn a Language Author:LearnLanguage.Com Full Text & Source: http://www.learnalanguage.com/ The Internet, Online, 13/10/2014 Free Language Courses Online GERMAN ITALIAN GREEK LATIN FRENCH SPANISH CHINESE JAPANESE RUSSIAN TURKISH KOREAN HEBREW DANISH DUTCH ARABIC NORWEGIAN Sample Text – Spanish Learn Spanish … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Hidden Gems – Gardens

Title: Ireland’s Hidden Gems Author: Susan Byron Full Text & Source Online: http://www.irelands-hidden-gems.com/ireland-gardens.html The Internet, 16/7/2014 Sample Text: Ireland gardens are mainly open in the summertime, although Altamont and Caherbridge open early in February to show off their extensive collections … Continue reading

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Gardens Of Ireland

Title: Gardens Of Ireland Author: DiscoverIreland.ie Full Text & Source: http://www.discoverireland.ie/Things-To-Do/Ideas-for-arts-culture/Gardens-of-Ireland The Internet, 16/7/2014 Sample Text: Ireland isn’t known as the Emerald Isle for nothing and summer truly showcases the beauty and splendour of our gardens. Magnificent formal designs, sweeping … Continue reading

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Here I Go Again: The Onset of New Travel Writing

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Turn your commute into a classroom

Originally posted on Craig's Thought Spot:
“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.” ― George R.R. Martin (Photo credit: Nomadic Lass) A co-worker of mine suggested a great service…

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Books for travel writers #1: Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere

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Travel News: Ireland to Lure Cruisers

Originally posted on Marko Polo Travels:
Ireland is positioning itself to be a new port of call on European Cruises.   Read more at Travora.com

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SENDING CHRISTMAS SPIRIT TO IMPOVERISHED CHILDREN

Originally posted on The Jolly Good News:
It takes just 7 dollars to send a shoe box of toys, school supplies, hygiene items and candy to children who will only receive this one small gift this year. ileSending Christmas spirit…

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From 1992 The Government Information Leaflet Referendums on “The Right to Life, Travel and Information”

Originally posted on Irish Election Literature:
From The 1992 Referendums Campaign, The Government Information Leaflet Referendums on “The Right to Life, Travel and Information” I’ve uploaded it in pdf here or click on the image to launch.

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Dingle and Muckross

Originally posted on around the world in 18 days:
Wednesday was pretty much all occupied with driving to Dingle. We stopped off at a few spots, but the only thing/area that was interesting or noteworthy was the Poulnabrone Dolmen. Dolmens are…

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