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A weblog, mostly about knitting but other topics appear

Happy St Patrick’s Day March 17, 2018

Filed under: Cats,Ireland,Katerina,St. Patrick's Day — Janet @ 9:49 pm

st patrick's day cat  from Katerina

credit to Linda Arthur Tejura

 

 

Once Upon A Time….. October 6, 2017

Filed under: Ireland — Janet @ 9:43 pm

2017_10_06_13_49_43.pdf000  Once upon a time we lived in Ireland – this photo was taken in County Wicklow.  A younger man is in the foreground.  (My husband of 50 years – he was age? at the time of this photo)

 

Nollaig naBan January 6, 2017

Filed under: Ireland,Women — Janet @ 5:44 pm

A special day in Ireland.  January 6 – Women’s Christmas.  Ladies take a bow and a rest.  Celebrate!Irish Immigrant              Shamrock Symbol

 

Ireland At Its Best August 7, 2016

Filed under: Ireland,Photography,Photos — Janet @ 2:38 pm

Fethard Ireland Vincent Kennedy  Fethard, County Tipperary

Just gorgeous – a photo from Ireland taken by Vincent Kennedy

 

Cows Coming Home March 31, 2016

Filed under: Cows,Ipswich Massachusetts,Ireland,Nostalgia,Photos — Janet @ 1:16 pm

cows_jeffreys_neck_1200_dexter1  I just love this photo which I found on the Stories  from Ipswich website.  It reminds me of Ireland although my image of cows coming home in Ireland would not be in such a flat landscape.  The Irish cows would be coming along a narrow country lane in County Kerry near Brandon in the West  of Ireland.

 

HX, Ireland December 31, 2015

Filed under: Ireland — Janet @ 6:39 pm
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A sunny winter scene from Ireland (courtesy of HX)

HX Report

New Years Eve. 31.12.2015.

Regards from MB

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Lawn Bowling In Ireland July 31, 2015

Filed under: Blackrock,Dublin,Ireland,Lawn bowling — Janet @ 4:21 pm

What could be nicer on a fine summer’s day or evening?  The lawn bowling green is to the right in this aerial view of the Blackrock Bowling and Tennis Club in Dublin.  Sometimes I’m homesick for lawn bowling!!!