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Halloween, another great Irish Pagan Festival

  Halloween is a bit like Pizza. It was taken from its home country to America, blinged up and then exported worldwide. How many realise as the go around “Trick and Treating” that they are paying homage...

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The Tube and the Languages of London

There was a time when London’s second language could have been Cockney Rhyming slang but it is unusual these days to hear people being told they have a funny Barnet or crooked Hampstead’s. Instead this diverse and...

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The strange traditions of Oxford

Oxford is our favourite English city but even the Skibbereen Eagle must concede it is a city with many strange people doing strange things. From ancient ceremonies that were once practical necessities to the truly bonkers, Oxford...

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Barcelona’s great Metro system

Barcelona’s metro system is fairly simple to negotiate. Frequent trains and clearly indicated arrival times make travelling by underground a fast and simpler option. Escalators are usually available but for those with wheelchairs or prams, lifts (elevators)...

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The catcalls of New York

The actress who appeared in a video highlighting street harassment in New York City has received rape threats online, according to Hollaback, the organisation which commissioned the short film. The video, ’10 Hours of Walking in NYC...

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More+ Community Coffee Shop

What do you do when your area has no place to meet up for a chat with your neighbours and for social activities? Well most people would moan about it and do nothing. But in the Broughton...

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Dirty old Tube

It is not just Japanese tourists with face-masks who are concerned about what they may be inhaling on London’s iconic Underground which has over 4 Million passenger journeys each weekday.  Many years ago when I worked for...

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Naked Rambler left dangling

A man dubbed the Naked Rambler has lost a case at the European Court of Human Rights in which he claimed he had the right to be naked in public. Former marine Stephen Gough is facing a...

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Debrett’s Tube Etiquette

Both Londoners and visitors appreciate that its crowded Tube system has developed its own social rules to make the crowded trips bearable. Londoners should always give up their seats on public transport for the elderly, pregnant or...

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Dirty old Tube

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Debrett’s Tube Etiquette

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Passenger dragged along Tube platform at Holborn

Posted on Oct 24, 2014 in latest | 2 comments

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Celebrating Diwali in Southall

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The Eagle on Ireland

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Give ever man his Dew!

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 in Ireland | no responses

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Ireland of the Pogroms – Waterford takes a bow

Posted on Oct 27, 2014 in Ireland | no responses

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Tá mo Chleamhnas Déanta / My match it was made

Posted on Oct 26, 2014 in Ireland | no responses

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Ballad of The Irish Pub

Posted on Oct 24, 2014 in Ireland | no responses

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