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Some cures really are worse than the illness. The Irish Schools Folklore Collection 1937 has yielded a few!.

In France, they eat them! In Germany they race them! In Bikini Bottom they keep them as pets, but here in Galway,..... well, we cure warts…

Started by Brian Nolan

0 Mar 6, 2015

Saving 'The Quiet Man Cottage' from Extinction

The photo above shows White O'Morn Cottage in Tiernakill, Maumm, County Galway as it was in 1951 when Hollywood came to Connemara.  People…

Started by Ryan O'Rourke

43 Oct 8, 2014
Reply by mike ward

The Spanish Armada Catastrophe of 1588

Taking part in the inaugural hangout in The Wild Geese Virtual Síbín made me realise that next month (September 2013) will mark the 425th a…

Started by Ryan O'Rourke

8 Aug 23, 2013
Reply by The Last Torch

'Angela's Ashes' -- Best Irish Memoir?

Did you read 'Angela's Ashes'? How many years ago? What did you think? The book, while widely lionized, had a fair share of critics, who qu…

Started by The Wild Geese

52 Aug 14, 2013
Reply by Gerry Regan

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