This is the concluding part of my various blogs re-visiting some of my Irish-themed posts – a repeat of a post made seven years ago… Read More »More Guinness please! Arthur Guinness (1725 – 1803) – a stout fellow if ever there was one.
One of the highlights of my visit to Dublin was the chance to go round Casino Marino on the outskirts of that beautiful city. It… Read More »Re-visiting Casino Marino, Dublin – a Georgian gem!
In connection with yesterday’s post about English attitudes towards their Irish and Scottish compatriots I came across a pair of Gillrays (although he used the… Read More »The Scots and the Irish: a repeat of further thoughts.
More thoughts in connection with Ireland and the Irish, following my recent visit – a repeat of a post I did a few years ago:… Read More »The English view of the Irish and the Scots, 1800
Another repeat of an earlier blog with an Irish flavour:- I have always liked pictures which combine pigs and royalty – they make such an… Read More »A right royal porker revisited … Kings, pigs and an Irish uprising.
I recently completed a round-Britain lecture cruise on board the Crown Princess, which involved visiting a couple of places in Ireland. Well, three in Ireland… Read More »Revisiting Charles Bianconi – Ireland’s King of the Road.