Monthly Archives: August 2012

DART To Bray

Bray is a seaside town about 12 miles south of Dublin. We took the DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transport) train there on Tuesday evening. It was just after 6pm so the train was pretty pack with commuters going home. Thru … Continue reading

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Collins Barracks…Tuesday

As always…..I urge you all to visit Collins Barracks at Arbour Hill. Mrs FitzjamesHorse lost me there………..and assumed that as I am so old, the Museum had decided to put me “on exhibit”. The Asgard Exhibit is well worth a … Continue reading

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Smithfield, Dublin

Most¬†foreign visitors will know Smithfield in Dublin as the site of the Jameson Distillery Tour and St Michans Church with the mummified bodies in its crypts. Most Dubliners will know it as the Old Farmers Market and even today there … Continue reading

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When “General Knowledge” Became “Trivia”

Dublin……been there. Bought the T-shirt. Well to be totally honest it was Mrs Fitzjames Horse who bought me this T-shirt…in Grafton Street. ¬†Unfortunately the “Blue” and “Green” do not show well in this pic but the slogan says “Why Google……..Ask … Continue reading

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Did You All Miss Me?

Home from Dublin. Had a great time. I was not allowed to bring my new ipad. But I got some good material (well at least I think so) for blogging. Actually that was the first time that I have stayed … Continue reading

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Blogging De-Mob Crazy

I have about three Blogs….all in draft. But I cant be bothered finishing them. I am off on a three day break and I am already in “holiday mood”. So I cant even get worked up about the Alliance Party. … Continue reading

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The IRA By Numbers (Guest Post By Sammy McNally)

Guest Post here from Sammy. The nomenclature of the Irish insurgency groups is clearly in need of overhaul given the relative nature of the terms ‘old’ and ‘new’ when referring to the ‘IRA’ as highlighted in the post below by … Continue reading

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