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What is Irish anyway?

So, yet another local politician has put his foot in it. He requested that the only people allowed to work on a new motorway be Irish, with the dark implication that those damned for’ners go back to the countries they came from forthwith. 410 more words


Good Luck!

Following on from my post about Irish-isms/Irish sayings: In the space of twenty minutes yesterday, I got this one: “Good luck!” Good luck is not just an Irish saying, I know. 292 more words


A Grand Stretch In The Evenings

Yesterday as my comedy group, GOOSE, began our bi-weekly radio podcast* I marveled at the lovely Celtic Twilight out the windows and over the rooftops of Castle Market. 215 more words

Around Town

Horseshoe Bar at The Shelbourne

By the time my 21st birthday rolled around, I had been living in Ireland for 7 months. In those 7 months I had never crossed the threshold of the Shelbourne Hotel. 564 more words

Around Town

The Dentist.

Here is what I am grateful for today: feeling in my face. Yesterday afternoon, I had no feeling on the left side of my face including my tongue. 544 more words


Back Again

I’m back. Or still here. I was in the USofA for a month celebrating my sister’s wedding and enjoying family and friend time. I was, as always, sad to leave. 360 more words


My World Cup Final Analysis (...sort of)

Understanding the offside rule has opened up a new world to me. I can confidently scream “OFFSIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIDE!” at the screen and then beam with pride that I made that call before the ref and look around the room grinning like an eejit looking for praise… whilst lying here alone sick in bed and streaming the World Cup Final 2014 online. 918 more words