Tag Archives: Ireland

Fianna Fail topping polls – has Ireland got Stockholm syndrome?

I’ve been reading lately that Fianna Fail are topping polls. It makes me so angry. Angry and confused. Because much as I keep up with the news at home, I just don’t understand. Things are still terrible at home, I … Continue reading

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50 Reasons to Visit Galway

The Spanish Arch: The Spanish Arch, built in 1584, was an extension of the Galway city wall. These days however, the Corrib-side attraction is more commonly known as a summer-time drinking spot. “Sparch-ing”, as the younger generation call it, is … Continue reading

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An Irish solution

My, my, has it been a month already? Between the search for – and eventual beginning of – a new job the time is just flying. This weekend I’m home in Ireland and typically I have come down with a … Continue reading

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Kiss me, I’m Irish

For one day only, I’m happy to be stereotyped and to conform to stereotype. Tomorrow I will be wearing green, shouting for Ireland in the rugby, getting fantastically drunk and singing the first four lines of beloved Irish songs because … Continue reading

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Shit people say to… Irish people

I’ve become a fan of these youtube sensations lately. My favourites thus far are ‘shit people say to feminists’ and ‘shit people say to twins’ – highly amusing ‘funny ’cause it’s true’ ways to pass three minutes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yn0t1EkPe4c So, that … Continue reading

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Dear Santa…

Sorry I’m a bit late getting to you this year, but I’ve been really good! Well, reasonably good. Well, it depends on what you mean by good, I mean maybe we don’t share the same moral code. Let’s just assume … Continue reading

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The 5 most underrated things in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is the epitome of Middle East-meets-West, so if you’re planning to come you’ll probably read and hear a lot about beaches, malls and bars. Among them are some fantastic little gems that took me over two years to … Continue reading

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