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A Bit o’ the Green to Chase those (coronavirus) Blues Away

March 17, 2020 A Bit o’ the Green to Chase those (coronavirus) Blues Away Enjoying a “spot of tea” at Ashford Castle in Ireland. Ashford Castle can be seen in the opening credits of the classic John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara movie The … Continue reading

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The Quiet Man’s Ireland, Day 1:

October 12, 2013   Happy to find the Inisfree of my cinematic dreams, including CO-han’s The Quiet Man’s Ireland, Day 1:  Many years ago, while living in Texas, I met a young man who had recently moved there from Ireland … Continue reading

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Irish Gold, Part 1

September 30, 2013 Irish Gold, Part 1 I loved being in Cong! What do John Wayne and Bing Crosby have in common? True, they were both actors from the same era, but, more importantly, for me they determined where I/we … Continue reading

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