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Cosmos and Crumble

Soon I will leave this wild, lush, southwesterly corner of the island for the city; for university. I spent the last six years of school and stress waiting for this escape clause, for this passage out of the countryside… but now I feel the sick rolling of anxiety and nostalgia and fear in the pit of my stomach. 480 more words

Apple Crumble

New Moon in the Dingle Peninsula

Although my time in Tralee had been rather challenging staying at Finnegan’s Hostel, I did not allow that to tarnish my opinion of Ireland or the Irish people. 811 more words

"The Parting Glass," an Irish Folk Song

“But since it fell into my lot

That I should rise and you should not,

I’ll gently rise and softly call,

Goodnight and joy be to you all.

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History

Book Spotlight: The Fire Opal by Regina McBride

The Fire Opal by Regina McBride is one of the most unusual novels I’ve read, a spooky and ethereal fantasy. Maeve O’Tullagh is a sixteenth century teen on the coast of Ireland. 232 more words

Book Spotlight

A sky garden on the ground

When you think of a sky garden, you immediately conjure up ideas of these great floating expanses of plants hovering up among the clouds. And that is exactly what Diarmuid Gavin’s 2011 Chelsea Flower Show show-garden looked like. 366 more words

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Brave New Words Poetry Slam Final

My National poetry slam final which was aired in June 2014 on RTÉ Radio one’s popular arts and culture show, Arena. It was organised by poet Stephen Murray. 18 more words

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Penn State tops UCF 26-24 with last-second FG

DUBLIN (AP) – Penn State won a thrilling season opener with a 36-yard field goal as time expired to defeat the University of Central Florida 26-24 in front of a raucous 55,000-strong crowd in Ireland. 366 more words

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