David Lawlor's Blog – May 2016 Archive (2)

Walking to Work Through a Battle Zone

There are two routes I can take to my office when I leave the train station to go to work. They both pass a large 18th century building of Palladian, neoclassical design, which I used to admire as a child, long before I knew of its connection to my own family.

Now, as I pass it by, I…

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Added by David Lawlor on May 28, 2016 at 4:00am — 7 Comments

The Night the Nazis Bombed Dublin

Noel Brady was standing with his father at the hall  door of their family home on St. Ignatius Road in Dublin’s North Strand area when they heard the drone of a Nazi Luftwaffe bomber flying overhead.

“I saw flashes in the sky. My father shoved me onto the…

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Added by David Lawlor on May 28, 2016 at 4:00am — 14 Comments

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