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Mass Infant Grave found at a former Irish orhpanage

The ages of the dead ranged from 35 weeks to 3 years old via A Mass Infant Grave Was Found at a Former Irish Orphanage — TIME

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Help out a friend in need…

I don’t normally do this, but I have a good, longtime friend who is in dire straits in south Florida. He’s disabled and has been living in a homeless shelter. He needs help to get out of Fort Myers and to

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Misfortune of Vision -first draft DONE!

After a four-month hiatus (though I was already 2/3 through) I finally finished the first draft of Misfortune of Vision, Book 4 from The Druid’s Brooch Series.   Now I get to go through and edit, and edit, and edit

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The Enchanted Swans – on pre-order now!

WOOHOO!  It’s live!   Want to see the magical cover? Here it is!   The Enchanted Swans, my next novel, is now available for pre-order on Amazon! For other formats, check out my Tirgearr page   In pre-Celtic Ireland, Fionnuala

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Question and Answer Tag-My Turn

Originally posted on Gerri Bowen:
I have been tagged by Mandy Eve Barnett, to play along with this Q&A, so here’s mine. Rules: Thank the blogger who tagged you. Thank you, Mandy. I’ll remember this. Answer the ten questions…

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Irish Holy Wells | Lorna Peel

Holy wells are places of religious devotion where people come to pray and leave simple offerings. The surviving names of many wells are a direct translation into English of the equivalent in Irish … Source: Irish Holy Wells | Lorna

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Buy my house!

After lots of work and stress, our house is finally on sale on Zillow. It will go on MLS some time this weekend. Anyone want to move to Gainesville, Florida? How can you say no to no snow in the

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Iceland trip

We woke up on our penultimate day to torrential rain, hail and gale force winds. From what I understand this was nothing by Icelandic standards but it was the worst we had experienced. I like to think that Iceland was

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Lighten Your Load: Five Things You Should Leave at Home When You Travel to Ireland – Irish Fireside Travel and Culture

For the last twenty years, I’ve been hosting visitors to Ireland, and certain items always get packed, but rarely used. Here’s a look at some things you should think twice about before bringing them to the Emerald Isle. Computers Aren’t

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Lora O’Brien – Author & Freelance Writer – About Lora O’Brien

Do you feel drawn to Ireland, to it’s spirituality, history, people or lore? I’m fascinated by this woman, who runs workshops to get in touch with the mystical side of her land.   Lora O’Brien, Irish author, Freelance Writer, Heritage

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