September 22, 2014

A STAB IN THE DARK IN DÚN LAOGHAIRE

I was bidding farewell to Dún Laoghaire for a while. For the last few years, my visits to the area have yielded up many interesting secrets […]
September 21, 2014

STRANGE AND STURDY STOCKTAKING

LAST week, we were delving into the board of First Fruits’ and I was introducing you to William Shaw Mason, who was the author of  A […]
September 20, 2014

A MINUTE’S SILENCE FOR FAMINE DEAD

THE Great Famine is on my mind this week, mostly because my own awareness was heightened a few weeks ago when I received an invitation to […]
September 20, 2014

A COACH AND FOUR

IF YOU are a regular reader, you will know that, from time to time, I take to the bicycle. I do this primarily as a means […]
September 15, 2014

A PRIOR ENGAGEMENT

RECENTLY I was unravelling the connection between a certain Richard Warburton who, in 1731, was one of the founder members of the Dublin Society. It would […]