Coastal Doolin (population 500) is a small, unassuming town and one of the best spots in the country to hear traditional Irish music. Stop by McGann’s or Gus O’Connor’s pub and tuck into a bowl of Guinness stew while tapping your feet to local musicians playing the harp, banjo, tin whistle, flute, and Uilleann pipes. Hotel Doolin
Yeomanry Jacket This well-preserved scarlet military jacket may be a more recent copy of the distinctive tailed military dress adopted by the 18th century Volunteer Corps and Yeomanry in Ireland. It has gold braid and buttons inscribed “GR”. The facings are of black velvet.
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volunteers1913Don't forget our Belfast #hedgeschool. Were the original UVF a force or just a farce? Tim Bowman answers that question here. Funnily, we have a good bit of stuff on the UVF in our back catalogue, but little on their counterparts in the Irish Volunteers. The period 1912-23 is usually quite well represented in our pages. Any care to venture why the Irish Volunteers never quite made it into the limelight?
before i die | Tumblr, found on #polyvore. bucket list #pictures before i die perfect bucket list.... In a sense I've kind of done this... Taken college courses in Iraq and German, but through U.S schools, lol