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7 Things You Might Not Know About Halloween

Halloween is a pre-Christian ancient Irish Celtic celebration called Samhain (pronounced sow-hen). Samhain celebrates the time of year between summer and winter when spirits pass through to the ‘next life’, and the living and dead can sometimes cross...

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Bearded Doppelgangers on Irish Ryanair Flight

Separated at birth? 32 year old photographer from Glasgow, Neil Douglas, meets his doppelganger when seated next to him on a from Stansted to Galway. Robert Stirling, 35, was travelling to Ireland for a...

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Driving Holidays in Ireland

Visitors to Ireland wishing to explore the country would be wise to consider their transport options in advance. Using public transport is usually a good way of getting around in the towns and cities...

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Easter, 1916 – W. B. Yeats

Easter, 1916 I have met them at close of day Coming with vivid faces From counter or desk among grey Eighteenth-century houses. I have passed with a nod of the head Or polite meaningless...