Bit Devine's Blog – December 2014 Archive (7)

Wren Day Festivities

A wee bit of a Wren Day celebration in my home ground... Armagh..

Added by Bit Devine on December 26, 2014 at 12:11pm — No Comments

On This Day - December 23, 1920

On this day 23rd December,1920-

The Government of Ireland Act enforces Partition-26 Counties become The Irish Free State while Britain splits the northern 6 Counties from the rest of Ireland.…


Added by Bit Devine on December 23, 2014 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Irish Fireside is the Cure - Chasing away the Pangs of Eire-Sickness

I awoke this morning to the sound of rain beating down on a tin roof.  I was hoping that somehow, in my dream time hours, the faeries had come and carried me home.

Sadly, I opened my eyes, looked out my window and saw ... cactus.  It's a soft day here in the Old…


Added by Bit Devine on December 17, 2014 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Irish Genealogy News - Just Released

Good morning,

Irish Genealogy just posted on their website that there are new items added to the Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives since the beginning of December. They've all been submitted by volunteers and they're free to view. -

Irish Genealogy News…


Added by Bit Devine on December 17, 2014 at 11:12am — No Comments

On the Path of Druids - Winter Solstice

Long before the Christians walked the Isle of Eire, there were those who celebrated the passing of the seasons: Winter, spring, summer, fall

While the Solstices were not as important to…


Added by Bit Devine on December 12, 2014 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

An Irish Cowboy Christmas Poem

I'll Sing You All Home With Me

It's Christmas in Montana, to be sure, draped in her mantle of white

Though I am here with the rest of the crew, my heart is lonely tonight

The rancher & his wife they take good care of the rest of the crew & me

The wife, she prepared a great feast &…


Added by Bit Devine on December 10, 2014 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Book Review: 'Christmas at the House on an Irish Hillside'

Book Review

Christmas at the House on an Irish Hillside (available only in e-book format) by Felicity…


Added by Bit Devine on December 5, 2014 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

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