IMPORTANT THINGS I'VE LEARNED IN PHOTOGRAPHY

October 22, 2014 - IMPORTANT THINGS I've learned in photography. 1. (Got this from my super US cousin Rosemary Tufaro) - use back-button f...
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CONDONS AT CLOGHLEIGH IN 2003

October 17, 2014 - NOT HAVING A family castle of my own, I found it to be rather interesting recently taking a group of Condons to see one...
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REAGAN AND THE EVIL EMPIRE

October 08, 2014 - FORTY THOUSAND PEOPLE were expected in Ballyporeen for the visit of President Ronald Reagan in June 1984. Manhole covers...
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A MUCH MORE HONEST NAME

October 08, 2014 - SIR JOHN BETJEMAN is one of my favourite poets. I can relate to his poems and I am fascinated that his knowledge of Engl...
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TOWARDS THE RISING SUN

October 08, 2014 - SOME TIME around 600AD, Pope Gregory I decreed that all Christians should be buried in churchyards, not cemeteries, so t...
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SHARK'S TEETH AND DEVIL'S TOENAILS

October 07, 2014 - IT'S ENJOYABLE TO VISIT a classroom and ask children what they think is the oldest thing around. The answers are usually...
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THE FERMOY TALIBAN

October 07, 2014 - Here's an edited version of something I wrote back in 2004. After its publication in the Avondhu newspaper, a local hist...
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