That's Just How It Was's Blog – December 2014 Archive (4)

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 'So it was on that Easter Monday morning from the moment that Patrick Pearse finished reading out the Proclamation at around eleven 'o clock that the ' something big' started. The Battle raged around the General Post Office Dublin, with 250 British soldiers either killed or wounded with many Irish volunteers  as facilitates also. It was a bloody war-  together with the  fact that the gunboat Helga had sailed up the Liffey and hadshelled…

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Happy day’s I spent in Bray

The Town below the hill

And thought tonight I am far away

I am dreaming of it still 

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'stories about the banshee would come poring out ; and she would have to smell the tobacco smoke as well, as the pipe was handed from neighbor to another' .................................

I wonder who she is coming for tonight'-'did you hear her last night ; keening and wailing '---

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'That's Just How It Was' -- Christmas Eve in Wolfe Tone Square

Christmas Eve was always’s a hive of activity as it dawned  with crispy white show on the trees and on the hills surrounding Wolf Tone . Granny O’Rourke was always up early on Christmas Eve as there was always a lot to do. The fire grate would have to be cleaned out and the fire…

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