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    Irish Christmas Traditions

    IRISH CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS Ireland, like most countries, has a number of Christmas traditions that are all of its own. Many of these customs have their root in the time when the Gaelic culture and religion of the country were being supressed and it is perhaps because of that...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Dec 13, 2010

    Paedophile Priest Jailed For 12 Years For Sexual Assault

    This is from the Irish Newstalk 106-108fm website: Defrocked priest Tony Walsh has been jailed for raping one boy and sexually assaulting 2 others in the 1970s and 1980s. The 56-year-old paedophile with an address at Bunratty Road in Coolock was known as an Elvis...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    19 Responses Dec 7, 2010

    come on Ireland!

    My Irish Dad emigrated to England in 1950. He describes the day before his departure as like ‘a wake.’ At 18 he was the eldest of nine. His Mother was not only losing a son, but her confidant, her helper, and above all the young man who filled the small cramped house...
    gerardfsmith gerardfsmith
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 11, 2010

    Frozen Ireland

    The US space agency's Aqua Satellite captured this image in the early afternoon on the 2 December, according to NASA. My house is the third snowflake on the left hand side ... lol ... no wonder we're freezing!!
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    10 Responses Dec 5, 2010

    Ogham Writing

    Ogham stone at Coláiste Íde (1.2m high) Ogham writing (pronounced either AH-gum, or ohm) was a system of written communication employed on Irish and Pictish stone monuments. It was in use from the 5th to the 7th centuries AD, and perhaps even much earlier. Ogham...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    6 Responses Dec 14, 2010

    He Spoke For Many

      IT WAS a public execution never seen before on Irish television as a shame-faced Government minister was slaughtered before the nation. The hapless minister Pat Carey looked ashen as the Labour party's Pat Rabbitte unleashed a volley which summed up the mood of the...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Nov 19, 2010

    Priests?

    “Bless me Father for I have sinned…" so began my monthly trip to confess all my wrong doing. The thing was, I never really had any sins, so I made them up!   One day as I came to the end of my bogus transgressions the priest surprised me; he addressed me by...
    gerardfsmith gerardfsmith
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Dec 10, 2010
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