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The Irish Times
Why I secretly photographed GAA pitches for seven yearsPaul Fitzpatrick Portarlington, Co Laois: The letters on the seats in the stan
Why I secretly photographed GAA pitches for seven years
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
Paul Fitzpatrick Portarlington, Co Laois: The letters on the seats in the stand read ‘PORT’, local slang for the town. The industrial building overlooking the pitch is an Odlum’s factory. “The two guys look like they’ve become almost symbiotic being... Read more
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The Irish Times
50 Irish graves to visit before you dieGrace O’Malley (1530-1603)The Abbey, Clare Island, Co Mayo Pirate queen and war
50 Irish graves to visit before you die
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
Grace O’Malley (1530-1603)The Abbey, Clare Island, Co Mayo Pirate queen and warrior princess, clan chieftain and matriarch, Grace O’Malley had the type of dramatic life that demands a spectacular resting place – and this 12th-century Cistercian... Read more
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The Irish Times
Twenty-five things to do during National Heritage Weekfrom August 20th-28th, is Ireland’s response to the European Heritage Days prog
Twenty-five things to do during National Heritage Week
The Irish Times / Posted 12 days ago
from August 20th-28th, is Ireland’s response to the European Heritage Days programme, which was launched in 1985 by the Council of Europe and later embraced by the EU. The Heritage Council manages National Heritage Week in Ireland, publicising... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Dylan McGrath shuts Dublin restaurant over drains problemto close one of his restaurants for one day last month because of a problem wit
Dylan McGrath shuts Dublin restaurant over drains problem
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
to close one of his restaurants for one day last month because of a problem with... Read more
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The Irish Times
The second World War denied my dad a crack at Olympic glorystill ranks among the top-20 most prolific Irish athletics champions of all tim
The second World War denied my dad a crack at Olympic glory
The Irish Times / Posted 25 days ago
still ranks among the top-20 most prolific Irish athletics champions of all time. The photograph was taken on a beach in Achill in the 1930s, when he was at his physical peak. He was a student of Celtic languages at Trinity College from 1931 to... Read more

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