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Legacy

St. James’s Gate in Dublin is significant for a number of reasons. It was once the gate through which one entered from the West into Medieval Dublin; it was the starting point of the Irish pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, sanctified for being the site of the well of Saint James; but nothing has become so historically and culturally entrenched in this quarter of the city more than the name of Arthur Guinness. 225 more words

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This Month's ScoffList

Candy Kittens Sour Melon

£2.49 Waitrose

I discovered these deliciously naughty sour treats the other day and managed to scoff the whole lot within ten minutes.

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Food

SIMPLY THE BEST.....

Evening or morning. Was having second thoughts about going to my cricket club for a fund raising quiz tonight. In the end, I was glad I went. 130 more words

Ian Fullbrook

Birthdays

Today, is my birthday. Forty eight years. Free cake from my favourite cafe. Memories of youth. As a child, I had only one birthday party, aged about 9. 319 more words

Prose

Woman Catches 46 Bridal Bouquets And Not Yet Married

Jamie Jackson has an unusual claim to fame: she has caught the bouquet at almost half of the estimated 100 weddings she has attended. Yet contrary to the popular suspicion that the person who snags the bouquet will be the next to get married, Jackson is amassing her prizes while remaining single, and she has actually turned collecting the bouquets into a hobby. 198 more words

Features

ROPALI AND WORLD RECORD BREAKING MEETING AT DRIFTWOODS

Staff of Ropali Bikes and Coordinators for the book of World Records visited Driftwoods today for the initial coordination on the setting of the most number of bikes on burn-out set to happen on April 11, 2015 in Tagaytay City.   15 more words

Journal

A Conversation over the Golden Harp

I spot Sheepwalk Bar on the corner, a shelter from the wind and rain of backcountry Ireland. I’ve been wandering around the town graveyard all morning, looking at Irish names like Mildred Dunleavy and Patrick O’Hara. 1,985 more words

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