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Doolin 2019

Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control, we weren’t able to spend the weekend of the Doolin Folk Festival in the trailer tent. This meant that we missed out on being cold, wet and uncomfortable […]

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Festival of writing and ideas: Day 3

A gentle start with Julian Barnes (author of loads of books I really like) and Paul Muldoon (Pulitzer Prize-winner for poetry) chatting about life in a very unstructured fashion. An excellent continuation of the day’s […]

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Festival of writing and ideas: Day 2

11-12 noon: Dalrymple’s India. An hour of William Dalrymple presenting some highlights of the last five years of his work on the book “The Anarchy: The Fall of the Mughal Empire and the Rise of […]

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Festival of writing and ideas: Day 1

Straight off the Dublin ferry at 5am, we made our way through the quiet streets towards Boris. We weren’t allowed to show up until early afternoon, but thankfully friends in Kildare were awake enough that […]