Monthly Archives: April 2013

My daughter …

She is a Dublin woman now. Continue reading

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Going home…

It is with mixed emotions that I will soon return to “my” country. I have been in Ireland since early December and it is time to come home. Continue reading

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… a light rain in Ireland and a dark cloud covers Boston

“Rain is also very difficult to film, particularly in Ireland because it’s quite fine, so fine that the Irish don’t even acknowledge that it exists.”
– Alan Parker, director of “The Commitments” Continue reading

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“A terrible beauty” and the tax man

The Irish economy is still on the fence and The Irish Times is reporting that the Dáil Éireann (equivalent to US Congress) will incorporate a scenery tax into the upcoming budget to generate additional revenue. Continue reading

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