The opening to Robert Emmet’s speech from the dock. The Irish revolutionary was on trial for treason
Today we celebrated the life of my cousin William Murphy aka Murph Quake. It was a hard day but being
I would be remiss of my academic-social media crossover duties if I didn’t wish everyone a poppysmic
Would highly recommend a visit to @castletownhouse .Book into the guided tour .Its well worth doing
Never, ever, pass by the opportunity to see the work of Harry Clarke. An extraordinary artist and craftsman,
History book haul....don’t let me have an hour to kill near a bookshop.
Call it research.....
“The Rising is suppressed. Please come tomorrow”. The “Times and Epochs” reenactment festival
Apple Tart Tatin
Local Apples, Bailey’s & Lucky Charms Gelato, & Pistachio Dust -$9
Full menu: https://legendarysilverdollarsaloon.com/menu
On this day June 16th 2006, the state funeral of former Taoiseach Charles Haughey took place in Dublin.
Spent a day at the beautiful Russborough House, Blessington, Co. Wicklow. The house is home to some
The chimney tops of this place can be seen from the Gort/Tuam motorway a few miles before coming into
Another stop that it was raining so hard so no one was around. Great for taking pics lol. A tour of
⛪🍀 Hore Abbey, sometimes called St. Mary's, was a Cistercian monestary just west of Cashel. The
From statues to plaques and controversial street art, Dublin can be seen as a bustling hub of social
Pic 1: Rockfleet Castle in County Mayo. This was the home of Grace O’Malley, the 16th century pirate
Charlotte Despard (1844-1939), legendary suffragist, republican, socialist, communist and pacifist,
#onthisday 1921 The Thompson sub-machine gun,(Tommy-Gun)made famous by Al Capone & Chicago gangsters,
#onthisday 1917 Eamon De Valera was released from Pentonville Prison. He avoided execution after the
138km cycle around avondhu and duhallow region of co cork. Came across a tower house in ballyclogh and
june 16 was the date James Joyce's book Ulysses was set. I am currently reading
No one could talk about books associated with Irish Country Houses without mentioning this book which
Today is Bloomsday! An annual celebration of James Joyce's Ulysses and its protagonist and hero, Leopold
THE DEATH OF A MUSE
Tuesday 9, Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 24 July, 7pm, £6.
@lock91mcr 9 Century Street,
‘A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery’
Valentine Blake Dillon (1845 - 1904) was an Irish solicitor and politician. In 1891, Dillon was the
Happy Father's Day to all the dad's out there. The men we all turn to for advice and guidance, this
Bloomsday is here, join us in Davy Byrnes for all the celebrations.
Bloomsday is a commemoration and
Henry Street. Dublin city centre gives you the opportunity to see all these beautiful and old buildings
El centro comercial de St. Stephen’s Green abrio en 1988 para ser el primer centro comercial premium
Vincents Book Shop Terenure
Book Shop with a difference!
Feel at home as you browse through our fantastic
The final picture is of a 19th century human skeleton in an open lead coffin,
‘Potatoes in the morning, potatoes at noon and if we’re lucky we’ll get some potatoes again soon’
Wow 😍☘️ this is a true piece of authentic Irish heritage right here at Durrow Abbey where we
Oil on canvas
This is a painting about the evictions of Derryveagh in April 1861
Donegal was a great quick stop. So much to see and not a lot of time to do it. Great for ppl like me
Dabhach Cuana, or The Well of Saint Cuana, is one of over 3100 holy wells recorded in Ireland. The
Traveller Living History Exhibition: Showcasing Irish Traveller life and traditions in the 1950s. A
People often ask me where my interest in the Irish Country House came from. There are many things that
We had a great morning up at the Hellfire Club with a wonderful group of people!
It was a bit of a
Upon the hearth the fire is red,
Beneath the roof there is a bed;
But not yet weary are our feet,
remembering maud's close friend and fellow suffagette Charlotte Despard on what would've been her 175th
today marks what would have been Charlotte Despard's (nee French) 175th birthday!
the second photo
#onthisday 1921 East Clare IRA planned to ambush the Limerick train to take mail revealing the identity
On this day June 15th 1919, the pioneering Atlantic airmen John Alcock and Arthur Brown landed at Clifden,
Granny Castle - Granagh Castle, Co.Kilkenny
This castle is located only few kilometers away of Waterford
Timoleague Abbey. It's a Fransiscan Abbey founded in 1240 but built on the site of a monastic settlement