Tag Archives: Dublin

Out and About on a Sunday Morning.

Well I suppose I could feel a wee bit guilty this morning, it is the Terry Fox run on the Confederation Bridge (13klms).¬† My good friends Carl and Jan are there bright and early ready to participate. Linda has arrived … Continue reading

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The Irish Army Today.

I read an article in today’s newspaper about the Irish Army and the serious shortage of uniforms. At a recent state funeral in Dublin soldiers had to scramble to borrow, mix and match pieces of uniform in order to appear … Continue reading

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Booking Seats for the Irish Children.

I read an article in today’s paper about Alison Redford former Premier of Alberta. Alberta’s auditor general found “false passengers” booked on some government flights so the then Premier could fly alone. It reminded me of an event I had … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick Would Never Have Approved

On this day in 1931,Ireland had recently gained independence from English rule and military occupation. The people were happy and wanted to do something special that would define their new freedom. A grand Statue of Christ at the entrance to … Continue reading

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