Monthly Archives: May 2011

Driving On the Left in Dublin

I suppose there are many other topics about Dublin that could and should take precedence over the driving on the “wrong” side thing.  But, as this has been my charge and my obsession this week, I decided to purge my … Continue reading

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You Want Fleas With That?

We woke this morning to news that Irish police had found and detonated a bomb on a bus headed for Dublin.  With tensions high in anticipation of the first visit from a British monarch (Queen Elizabeth II) since independence, some … Continue reading

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Don’t Go Away Angry….Just Go Away

When I tell people that I’m moving to Ireland one of the more frequent responses, regardless of political bent, is some riff on, “God, take me with you. The way things are going in this country, I’m dying to get … Continue reading

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Too Much of a Good Thing?

When you tell people that you’re moving to Ireland, specifically Dublin, the response you get is never negative. Lately I’ve come to the conclusion that this is not always a positive thing. From the first moment we started telling people … Continue reading

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