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Nollaig na mBan 2016

When I was growing up in Ireland, my only experience of Nollaig na mBan (Women’s Christmas) was through Seán Ó Ríordáin’s poem, which I remember learning in Irish for the Inter Cert when I was about twelve. I was sure there … Continue reading

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The things you see in Rundle Mall

It’s been Christmas here of course. And in case that time of year isn’t busy enough, it also coincides with end of school year graduations, suppers, dinners, etc. Just as well I am a social being. Anyways … one of … Continue reading

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