Vast Reach of The Wild Geese
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Tongue motion, it turns…Continue
If you are an Irish movie buff, you are certainly familiar with the films of celebrated Dublin-born director Jim Sheridan. If you have a bowl of popcorn and a night-in planned, you may find this list of…Continue
In 804, monks from St. Colmcille’s of Iona, Scotland founded a monastery in the town of Kells, County Meath. There, the Book of Kells was completed in the 9th century. The monastery is also known for its round tower and high crosses.
The town of Kells in County Meath boasts ecclesiastical significance, as it was the site of a monastery founded in the 9th century by…
Geneticists at Trinity College, Dublin, have recently discovered that the Irish gene pool is the least diluted in all of Europe if not indeed, the world. They have also discovered that the Irish traveling people (tinkers) are purely Irish and date back to the nomadic…Continue
Today I went to one of Ireland’s holy places of pilgrimage -- the holy shrine of Knock, where it is said…Continue
Most weekends, I get up at ungodly hours and go to the local flea market to look for interesting books. I usually arrive at 7:00 a.m. or so when they are still unpacking. The dealers there bid on storage units and end up with all sorts of miscellaneous stock, among which are the books I…Continue