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New Library Gatecrashes Dun Laoghaire’s Seafront

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Do you love it or loathe it Dun Laoghaire? Spending €36.6 Million on a new Library during a recession was always going to be controversial but the monumental scale and design of the library has added flames to the fury. The results on the first page of Google (for Dun Laoghaire New Library) personifies the mood: “New €36.6m Dún Laoghaire ... Read More »

Ireland’s Eye, Lambay and the Queens Jewels

Boat at Ireland's Eye

Have you ever noticed that fishermen have the same characteristics no matter which little village in Ireland you are in. They have weather beaten faces, a deep rooted connection with the sea and a talent for telling a good story.  I was reminded of this recently during a visit to Ireland’s Eye in Howth. “Lambay? Nope can’t bring you there son. You need ... Read More »

A Day in the Life of The Collector

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I am fascinated by old books, photographs and prints that people collect over a life time. As individual objects they are mesmerising and as a collection they begin to represent something deeper and more personal. A collection can tell a story. It can provide insight into personality and character. When looking  through the collection of books and prints I begin ... Read More »

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