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Re: What is your favorite Beer.

June 26th, 2019, 7:33 pm

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Nice bottles, but they don't look as happy as the one posted by Kata.
I just wanted to try how the beer tasted warm.
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Re: What is your favorite Beer.

June 26th, 2019, 7:41 pm

It was a ruin when I was there and a bit disappointing.
Alcock and Brown?
From what I've learnt from the chap (unless he was pulling my leg), the roof and the windows were removed to evade taxes (only the stable has a roof now). Unfortunately, it's not looking to change. There are clients (the Irish national trust among them) who want to buy and renovate the property, but the eight owners cannot agree about it.

He told me fascinating stories about guys who came all the way one from Newfoundland and another from Brazil (!) on rafts across the ocean. About the aviators I've learnt from your post :-)
 
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Re: What is your favorite Beer.

June 26th, 2019, 8:44 pm

Have you been to Roundstone yet?
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Re: What is your favorite Beer.

June 27th, 2019, 1:34 am

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Nice bottles, but they don't look as happy as the one posted by Kata.
I just wanted to try how the beer tasted warm.
And you chose to warm it by, wait, never mind...
 
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Re: What is your favorite Beer.

June 27th, 2019, 8:43 am

I never said it would be easy; Status Yellow high temperature warning for Galway,,,

Warning in place as temperatures to hit 28C in west, parts of south

https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2019/0627/1057761-heat-weather/
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Re: What is your favorite Beer.

June 27th, 2019, 3:44 pm

Lovely postcard.
Cathair?
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Re: What is your favorite Beer.

June 27th, 2019, 5:20 pm

Unfortunately, I didn't read the road sign correctly, and it turned out to show the direction to some distant Cathair Na Mare (Cat hair in the Sea?) in county Mayo. But I helped to remove a tick from a local cat today!
I'll possibly next visit Cork with my friend who was born there. I'm curious how different it will be.

The photo of Connemara ponies - the most laid-back ponies in the world.

BTW, two Irish ladies i met at the post office used the word "lovely" in every sentence at least once!
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June 27th, 2019, 5:51 pm

The hard working Connemara ponies.
 
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June 27th, 2019, 7:07 pm

We know a woman just like that! We call her "Mrs. Lovely".

Don't know Cork. Northeners tend not to go south. My favourite Corkman is Micheal Collins who was Chairman of the Provisional Government of the Irish Free State. My grandfather knew him when they were interned in Frongoch camp in 1916. Grandpa Daniel Tuite was a painter so he was free to move in the camp and keep his comrades up to date with developments. He also played in the All-Ireland football final in the camp.

https://irishcentenarytravel.wordpress. ... 03/26/827/

And of course, Rory Gallagher.
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Re: What is your favorite Beer.

June 28th, 2019, 1:07 pm

Polish (by marriage) connection: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constance_Markievicz
 
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Re: What is your favorite Beer.

June 28th, 2019, 1:27 pm

"Countess Markievicz" was some nickname? A poor one - Markievicz/Markiewicz/Markievitsch sounds like a Russian peasant name.
 
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June 28th, 2019, 4:24 pm

"Countess Markievicz" was some nickname? A poor one - Markievicz/Markiewicz/Markievitsch sounds like a Russian peasant name.
She wanted to blend in with the local community. WB Yeats proposed (marriage) to her on several occasions.
FYI WBY is not buried in (the grounds of) Lissadel House, but in France. Don't tell the Yanks, for heavens sake.
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June 28th, 2019, 4:50 pm

Polish (by marriage) connection: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constance_Markievicz
She was English and first woman MP in Westminster. She did not take her seat, in keeping with Sinn Fein policy.
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Re: What is your favorite Beer.

June 28th, 2019, 5:19 pm

This SF policy of disenfranchising their voters is very amusing.
 
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Re: What is your favorite Beer.

June 28th, 2019, 5:34 pm

I guess they’re represented by the DUP. Ha!
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