Category Archives: Horse racing

Sausages and eggs

could be trouble ahead…the EU has gotten involved in the added ingredients in tea. Is there another Boston tea party brewing? Continue reading

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Bunclody’s St. Patrick’s Day parade

Bunclody (Irish: Bun Cloidi, meaning “bottom of the river Clody” is a small town on the River Slaney in Wexford, Ireland. It is a picturesque town near the foot of Mount Leinster and about 6 miles from Clonegal/Abbeydown. Continue reading

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…and the cow’s name was…

I get a report from HubSpot ( www.hubspot.com/) every day on how people discovered my blog and driftwood art site (www.driftwoodartdesigns.com) and what key words directed them to find the sites. Last week I got this one along with about 50 others. Continue reading

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Back in the US..S..A….

You just don’t realize how great the United States is until you spend time away. Granted we have a lot of problems that must be addressed and sorted out, Continue reading

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Defy Logic

Hypocrite…Moi? Hell yes… I’ve been told that, on occasion, I have been uncomplimentary about the little leprechaun, the Irish President, Michael D. Higgins. I might have described him, 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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News from Clonegal and beyond …

The letters to the editor in Irish papers are quite entertaining and this one deals with the controversy involving Rory McIIroy’s nationality. Continue reading

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Mr. Kearney holds court at Leopardstown

Colleen and I brought a new “research” team with us to Leopardstown for this year’s”Christmas Festival”. The track management and staff could not have been more accommodating and hospitable. The only thing they didn’t do was let us win more than we did. Continue reading

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The Bone Setter, back pain remedies & Irish weather forecasting

… you can’t make this shit up.

When arriving at Dublin Airport last month I had a bit of a fall down the escalator. I have a bad back to begin with and I wasn’t sure if the fall or the Irish weather made it worse. Continue reading

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The 11.20 Express from Clonegal to Leopardstown

After bringing down the house last year, my daughter Colleen and I recruited David “Mario Andretti” Quigley and John “I shoot ’em” Waskiewicz to join us in our return to Leopardstown on “Paddy Power Chase Day”. Continue reading

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