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‘Ireland will be poor no longer’

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From the comforts of Ballynahinch, such as they were at the time, William Makepeace Thackeray continues his exploration of the surrounding countryside as he gathered information for his successful Irish Sketch Book published some years after his tour in 1842.

As You Were – as you will be

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ANY CLAIM, like that on the back cover of the proof copy of As You Were, Elaine Feeney’s debut novel, to be published on April 16 by Harvill Secker, that this is “The Irish fiction debut of 2020” needs to be taken with a pinch of salt.

A journey to the Blasket Islands in song

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"THE GREAT Blasket was blessed with a population of distinctive character and with eminent literary gifts. The islanders chose to write in their own language until complete evacuation of their island home occurred in 1953."

Escape to a picture-perfect island resort in the Indian Ocean

Why not take a trip to the Maldives, with dazzling white sands, swaying palm trees and crystal blue waters, this is the quintessential picture-perfect holiday – with an added sprinkling of something special. Far-flung and exotic, it is the ultimate luxury beach escape.

 

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