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Emer is a name from ancient Celtic mythology. She was the wife of Cu Chulainn, renowned for her beauty, wisdom, wit and the art of needlework. Her father, Forgall Monach, did want want her to marry Cu Chulainn and tried to prevent the match – so, in keeping with the times Cu Chulainn abducted Emer … Continue reading

Tea and Pistols – 1864

LIFE IN SYDNEY AND SPORTING CHRONICLE 27 FEBRUARY, 1864 P4 HOW TO SILENCE A FOOL https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ A Galway gentleman once entered a coffee house in London and called for tea. His brogue attracted the attention of a scented civilian in the opposite box, who relying on his superior accent, resolved to have a jest at … Continue reading

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