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This image is from a stereoview card published about 1905-1910.  It shows two women harvesting on Achill Island, which is in County Mayo, not too far from Westport.  144 more words


Opening a new business and budgeting for the essentials

They were experienced operators with a successful business already up and running.

They decided to take the brave step to open another premises in a different location that they believed was currently under-served with a new concept. 634 more words

Greg Canty


Hi guys,

Thanks for the comments on my last post. It does boost my mood to see you comment, like or follow.

Today I’ve decided to talk about my home country, Ireland. 690 more words


Clare Roses, and Darling Girls

The Clare Rose of Tralee selection was on last night, and though I wasn’t there I saw some photos online and there was a beautiful line-up of girls competing to be the 2015 Clare Rose. 323 more words


The Pavilion at Kingstown (Dun Laoghaire) circa 1905-1910 - County Dublin, Ireland

This is a very old image by Valentine of the Pavilion at Kingstown (now Dun Laoghaire), County Dublin, Ireland.   The wooden pavilion has been replaced by several successive structures, and today it is a large, white stucco structure housing restaurants and shops.


  In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Motion.”

From the motion of a loom, comes a beautiful and useful object.

 It takes a full day’s work to weave a blanket on this hand loom at Avoca, Ireland’s oldest weaving mill, founded in 1723. 

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The People I Grew Up With Were Afraid: All About School Culture

There is no such thing as an ordinary life. Every life is extraordinary.   Gabriel Byrne

Following a recent, four-hour flight delay that gifted me the time to populate my blog with…

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