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The Fourth of July

Thursday, 4 July, 2013 1 Comment

“Bye, bye Miss American Pie
Drove my Chevy to the levee, but the levee was dry
Them good ole boys were drinking whiskey and rye
Singing this’ll be the day that I die
This’ll be the day that I die.”


1916 and all that

Friday, 13 April, 2012

Back when Ireland was approaching the end of its 15 minutes of economic fame, we’re talking 2006, the then-Prime Minister, Bertie Ahern, felt that the time had come to publish the Proclamation of the Republic (Irish: Forógra na Poblachta), also known as the 1916 Proclamation or Easter Proclamation, in Chinese (PDF). Who knows what the […]

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