Ireland

TAN (David Lawlor) - It’s 1914 and Liam Mannion is forced into exile for a crime he didn’t commit. He flees Balbriggan, the only home he has ever known and travels to England, where he enlists and endures the torment of trench warfare in France. Five years later he’s back in England, a changed man, living in the shadow of his battlefield memories

Thursday Quotables – Tan

‘So long ago… a different world, Liam… How the fuck are ye, and what the fuck are ye doin’ in that get up?’ his voice took on an angry edge. Liam leaned the rifle against…


Gang Roundup - March 2017 - A collection of posts about the 1920s, dieselpunk and a sprinkle of film noir

Gang Roundup – March 2017

Welcome to another gang roundup! Because of my two weeks without the laptop, I feard this roundup was going to be quite thin. Instead it turned out quite nice, don’t you think? Dieselpunk Lexicon Part…


THE GHOST OF THE RATH (Rosa Mulholland) Twelve Irish Ghost Stories - A classic gothic story with a great setting and atmosphere

Thursday Quotables – The Ghost of the Rath

After a few intolerable moments I felt better, but the heavy air pressed on me stiflingly and I rushed from the inner room into the larger and outer chamber. Here a blast of cool air…



10 Themes I'm anicipating in the AtoZ Challenge 2016

10 Themes I’m anticipating in the AtoZ Challenge

What? The AtoZ Challenge starts in two days? That can’t be!!!! Ok, Sarah. You’ll be grand. You can do this! Just pull yourself together. And I’m even better off than last year, but you know?…


Kilmainham Gaol - Always one of the most advanced prison in the British Empire, during the Indipendence fight of th ebeginnign of the 1900s Kilmainham becaem a simbol of the freedom of Ireland

Kilmainham Gaol: 150 Years of Irish History

I visited Kilmainham Goal the first time in 1998 and the place never really left me. So when I visited with my friends last year I knew I wanted to bring them there. I know…



Rain and the Cliffs of Moher - My recent visit to the Cliffs of Moher were a very different, unique experience

Rain and the Cliffs of Moher

Last Autumn, Celine tagged me for the One Day Photo Challenge. You’re supposed to post a pic every hour during that day. Here’s Celine’s entry. Back in September, when I went on holiday with friends…



Pictures from Ireland - A book of photoes from my recent visit to Ireland: Dublin, Limerik, Cliffs of Moher, Rock of Cashel

Pictures from Ireland

Hi guys, I’m back! What you mean you didn’t notice I was gone???? Well, yes, I spent nine days in Ireland with three friends and I enjoyed it a lot. Can’t say it was the…


The Murder Mystery Game The Suspect: The Warrior Queen - there's a strength inside every woman

Murder Mystery Game – The suspect: The Warrior Queen

When she first went to Ireland, Ombretta was fascinated with the tales of the Morrigan. This goddess of the earth, protector of kings, but also caller of death, destroyer of warriors.   ———————————————- A mystery is…


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