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Inspiring, fascinating scholarship   Inspiring, fascinating scholarship
[Deirdre Ní Chonghaile gets to the heart of each Aran collector’s motivations and practices.] A few weeks back I wrote about Dublin singer John Fra...
Debut novel is ‘beautiful tapestry’ Debut novel is ‘beautiful tapestry’
Jean Pasley first encountered the subject of her debut novel during time spent in Japan in her early adult years. Often upon telling people she was...
Vol. 2 is major artistic statement
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Vol. 2 is major artistic statement
The Christmastime masquerade was revived as an educational tool to promote tolerance and understanding throughout Northern Ireland. PHOTOS BY BRIAN...
Goat Cheese and Beets, A Winning Pair
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Goat Cheese and Beets, A Winning Pair
Goat cheese blaa. Recipes | By Margaret M. Johnson It seems that all the world has discovered the winning mix of goat cheese and beets. The combina...
The Clocking Hen
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The Clocking Hen
The author's mother posing for a photo on a mower on the family farm near Mountmellick, Co. Laois. By Tom Phelan In Irish farmyard parlance a brood...
Ringsend remembers Keogh, 100 years on
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Ringsend remembers Keogh, 100 years on
Local residents Mary O'Neill-Byrne, Rose Phipps and Marion Finn in style of dress of 100 years ago. By Michael Behan Margaret Keogh, the only membe...
'The Sparkling Dawn' is a must-have
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'The Sparkling Dawn' is a must-have
“The Sparkling Dawn” tells a story of tradition and mentorship that spans 60 years. Traditional Music / By Daniel Neely Hey, if you haven’t checked...
Naples
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Naples
Certosa di San Martino, Naples. A story by James Rodgers On Saturday morning Joe saluted the officer on watch, walked across the gangway of the shi...
Breaking the colonial link
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Breaking the colonial link
Page Turner / Edited by Peter McDermott ‘The election of Joe Biden as President of the United States reminds me of the old adage that Ireland is th...
Savor the Sea: Fresh,  Easy Summer Meals
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Savor the Sea: Fresh, Easy Summer Meals
Youghal Harbor. Recipes / By Margaret M. Johnson Everyone loves a good portion of fish ‘n chips, but not everyone appreciates the added fat and cal...
Guerrilla days on Dingle
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Guerrilla days on Dingle
Page Turner / Edited by Peter McDermott They celebrated in the streets of Tralee when the Truce came into effect 100 years ago on this Sunday. Not ...
Byrne begins East Coast CD tour
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Byrne begins East Coast CD tour
Texas-based, County Carlow singer-songwriter Pat Byrne's album "Into the Light" has just been released. He is currently on a tour of East Coast cit...