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Irish schoolchildren in Merrion Square  
   

Irish schoolchildren in Merrion Square

Notice their uniforms. The girls all have straw boater hats with ribbons and cotton dresses. The boys have navy shorts and sweater vests.
Dublin: My last post from Ireland

July 26th 2009
This will probably be my last post from Ireland, a somewhat random collection of comments and photos. I'm posting this just as, back in the States, Bob and the boys are leaving for Logan aiport, on their way to London! Our students all left on Saturday, most home to the States, a few to travel a bit further in Ireland or the U.K. I have had a few days since then to just relax and explore Dubli ... read more
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Irish Flag Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.C. Invasions by Norsemen that began in the late 8th century were finally ended when King Brian BORU defeated the Danes in 1014. English invasions began in the 12th century and set off more than se... ... read more
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