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Christmas Miscellany 2019

Once again, we had a wonderful presentation of the best talent that our members can put on. We had music, singing, pageantry and story telling of the best. Our sincere thanks must go to Carmel Uí Loingsigh and Doreen Fitzgerald, … Continue reading

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We owe James Joyce a final resting place in Dublin

Exile was a key part of James Joyce’s strategy as a living writer. That it followed him into eternity was not part of the plan. Since his death in 1941, there have been periodic hopes that his body would be … Continue reading

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REPATRIATING JAMES JOYCE – Anthony Jordan

Sunday Miscellany – RTÉ Radio 1 – RTE https://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany/ Sunday Miscellany Sunday 13 January 2019. Our first live … Repatriating Joyce, by Anthony J Jordan. Music: … Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 13th January 2019. James Joyce died on 13 January 1941 … Continue reading

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Christmas Miscellany

Our Christmans Miscellany was held on the Teachers’ Club on Tuesday 4th December.  The programme was put together by Carmel Uí Loingsigh and Doreen Fitzgerald.  Carmel was the MC for the programme and introduced the participants in turn.  Everyone opined … Continue reading

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RTAI Gardening Course

Paddy Madden has given a gardening course to members in each of the past two years.  We hope to offer a course again this Spring.  Here is a picture of Paddy with participants from last year’s course  

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Visit to Rathmullan

Dublin South Branch of Retired Teachers shown here on a recent trip to Rathmullan, at the sculpture of the Flight of the Earls. Rathmullan pier is where they departed from and marked a pivotal moment  in Irish history. It was … Continue reading

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Anthony J. Jordan’s next book is titled Maud Gonne’s Men.

  150 Anniversary of Major John MacBride The 150th anniversary of the birth of John MacBride at the Quay Westport Co. Mayo occurred on 8 May 2018. He was executed on 5 May1916. John MacBride was the youngest of five brothers … Continue reading

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