Tag Archives: ireland

Folklore corner

Now in folklore corner… the story of Washing Bay At the southwest corner of Lough Neagh there is a semicircular bay called Washing Bay. The creek that flows in to the lough at that point is called the Holy River. … Continue reading

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Group B

I need to try to track down a copy of The Lost Revolution.  The story of the Official IRA, especially after 1975, is one that has always interested me.  In the old days I would have gotten the Dallas library … Continue reading

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Lough Derg

I recently went to visit the in-laws in Ireland, and while I was there I had the opportunity to make the traditional 3-day pilgrimage to St. Patrick’s Purgatory, more commonly know as Lough Derg. A friend of ours dropped me … Continue reading

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I approve

I approve of this video: Something different- Wonderwall.

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World Cup final today

This is so exciting.  It all comes down to this:  the World Cup will be decided today.  Not the lame official Fifa World Cup Presented By Adidas (TM), but the jersey manufacturers’ World Cup.  Yesterday Puma, represented by some Italian … Continue reading

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Craic addicts

Back in early 2000 the Irish Pub Company craze came to Dallas with the opening of O’Dowd’s on McKinney Ave. across from the Hard Rock Cafe. My 2nd date with my now wife was to the grand opening of O’Dowd’s. … Continue reading

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