Archive for the Memory Lane Category

League Legends Recalled

League Legends Recalled

In days gone by, League of Ireland often threw together some great local derbies, Shelbourne and Rovers would be a big one. In our young days in Whelan House (the first flats in Ringsend) we were divided as to who […]

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The Banshee

The Banshee

Sightings of banshees in the Ballsbridge area, reported as recently as September of this year stirred me to write an article about it. The name banshee originates from the Irish word bean sí or woman of the fairy mounds. She’s […]

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Oh baby, baby…

Oh baby, baby...

As far back as records go, Irish women have had more children than their sisters across Europe and today is no different, with Ireland leading the population growth league by a considerable distance. While the number of inhabitants within Europe […]

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Remembering Anthony (Flyer) Flood

Remembering Anthony (Flyer) Flood

First Birthday Away From Home Born 8th October 1941 Birthday wishes we send today, To the Stars in the sky not far away, Let the Stars be your candles, Keep them burning bright, So when we look up to the […]

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Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

November is the month when the British wear a red poppy to commemorate those who sacrificed their lives during wars. The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month marks the signing of the Armistice on 11th November […]

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Martin Moore: A Policeman in 1940s Palestine

Martin Moore: A Policeman in 1940s Palestine

Too often personal stories get lost in history. When public commemorations happen, a parade will be planned or a dignitary will speak of the number of lives lost and progress we have made in the years gone past. But captivating, […]

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Tony (Rasher) Doyle R.I.P.

Tony (Rasher) Doyle R.I.P.

The family of the late Tony (Rasher) Doyle wish to say a sincere Thank You to all those who helped us, sympathised with us, donated their time, sent condolences, called to the house with food, flowers etc. and who were […]

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Property Apartheid

Property Apartheid

Women’s rights have changed unbelievably in the last few decades. We can vote, we have choice who (and if) we choose to marry, we can get any job we are qualified for and if we want to buy a place […]

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Remembering Noah

Remembering Noah

Jason and Debbie Reid’s world was turned upside down when their unborn son Noah was diagnosed with Potters Syndrome/Bilateral Renal Agenesis, which is a condition that inhibits the formation of kidneys in the foetus. With the support of family, friends […]

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Niamh Walsh Rememberance

Niamh Walsh Rememberance

We would like to say thanks to everyone who touched or was touched by Niamh’s life. €580 was generously received by Enable Ireland on your behalf. From the Walsh family. Garden In Heaven There Was A Special Garden in Heaven […]

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