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“You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.”

“You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.” George Bernard Shaw

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Tears of Clew Bay – Imelda May

 

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“But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue?…

“But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint.”                         … Continue reading

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Brendan Behan on the Royal Canal

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Dublin’s Ha’penny Bridge reaches its 200th birthday

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Glen Hansard & Friends: The Auld Triangle Albert Hall 2014

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I am a drinker …

“I am a drinker with writing problems.” Brendan Behan

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Strumpet City by James Plunkett

Life in Dublin in the early 20th century, the 1913 Lockout and the start of the great war 1914 Rashers, Toucher and a Monkey

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St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin

November 2012 – Photograph by Yvette Hudson

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Ulysses by James Joyce

James Joyce reading an excerpt from the Aeolus episode. Recorded in 1924. Mr Chairman, ladies and gentlemen: Great was my admiration in listening to the remarks addressed to the youth of Ireland a moment since by my learned friend. It … Continue reading

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