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Oscar Wilde Quote

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.”  

In July 1784 Daniel O’Connell was elected as MP from Co Cork.

Irish Blessing

When God sends you down a stony path
May He give you strong shoes.

Irish Blessing

Here’s to your roof, may it be well thatched.
And here’s to all under it, may they be well matched.

An Irish Poem

A family of Irish birth will argue and fight,
But let the shout come from without
You’ll see them all unite.

Scientists say that 2014 was the warmest in Ireland since 1880. The average temperature had increased by 0.5 degrees since 1981.  At current rates, the temperatures are expected to rise by between 1 degree and 1.5 degrees over the next 30 yrs.

Blarney

The art of Blarney set the Irish immigrant in good stead for the world of politics in America.

Summer 2015 Newsletter

Get the latest news from the community groups in Northern Ireland that Conway Mill Trust supports. Simply click the link below.

Conway Mill Trust Summer 2015 Newsletter

Boxing in Ireland

The sport of boxing has always been a vehicle by which the poorer minority could make names for themselves.

Shanty Irish and Lace Curtain Irish are racist terms that were used to distinguish between respectable folk and not so respectable.

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