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Many Have Loved Your Moments of Glad Grace

One of the world’s best loved poets is Ireland’s own William Butler Yeats. In this letter, we will meet the Muse behind his works, Maud Gonne, an actress, revolutionary, and supporter to the cause of a Irish National culture. Céad Míle Fáilte – and you are welcome to the Letter from Ireland for this week! […]

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Maud Gonne and Mrs. Brown – 2 Tales of Strong Irish Women (#111)

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Welcome to Season 1, Episode 11 of the Letter from Ireland Show. In this episode, Carina looks at the story of two very different strong Irish women – but notices common traits that run deep in both of them. We are delighted to bring you Episode 11 of The Letter from Ireland Show – a weekly […]

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A Drop of Irish Cognac – and a Wandering Story or Two.

Did you know that the first Cognac in France was bottled by an Irish family from the north of County Cork? Join us as we take a wander around their story and surname. Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to your Letter from Ireland for this week. We had a bit of a storm last […]

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Castles in Ireland – Our Top 22

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  These are our favourite castles in Ireland – but I must admit, we have limited our selection to Irish castles that we have been to, photographed and enjoyed. I’m sure you have your own – some may be on our list and others may only be on yours! Did your Gaelic/Norman family occupy a […]

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A Roadtrip Through 17 Counties of Ireland (Part 2)

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A few weeks back we went on a road trip from Cork to Donegal and back – covering 16 counties in all. When we came back we wrote up a number of posts in our weekly newsletter (see to the side of this post if you want to sign up for free) – and these […]

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