Category Archives: Ireland

Sights and Sounds of Ireland Part 3

A slight change of plans…. I was going to post the results of my search for the resting place of the LEE forebears in London, but there are some copyright laws I need to work through regarding what I can … Continue reading

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Some ‘hard’ drinking in the WINTER line

James WINTER (c.1806-1882), a brother of my great-grandfather, Edward WINTER (c.1812-1869), emigrated to Australia from Ireland with his wife Tirzah (nee DELMEGE) in 1851. The couple headed for the goldfields. They found gold, made some money, spent it on drink. … Continue reading

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Sights and Sounds of Ireland Part 2

RTE Lyric FM and Waiting for Cows After a short stop in Dublin in August 2014, I picked up a hire car and headed  ‘for the hills’. As I crisscrossed central Ireland over the next two weeks, I knew it … Continue reading

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Sights and Sounds of Ireland Part 1

A sunny day in Grafton Street, Dublin On a beautiful, sunny Summer’s day in Dublin in August 2014, I stumbled across a band busking in Grafton Street. I stopped. I filmed. I enjoyed. I bought the CD. How often have you … Continue reading

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