Ireland and Me


This is another old post that I am reposting to celebrate making the longlist for the Irish Blog Awards. Seeing as I am in the Diaspora category, it seems appropriate to include a post about being an Irish emigrant. Mostly it involves tea. The original story is here. The Irish Times ebook mentioned in the […]

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Diasporational Part Nine: The Irishman who Witnessed The Charge of the Light Brigade


Originally posted on The Fluff Is Raging:
William Howard Russell By Niall McArdle It was the site of an infamous cavalry charge that was either an act of supreme bravery or one of sheer stupidity, or both. It inspired a famous poem that is still drilled into schoolchildren. A young woman in London, Florence Nightingale,…

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IRISH BLOG AWARDS 2015


The Fluff is Raging has made the longlist for this year’s Irish Blog Awards. It’s a wonderful honour just to be nominated; to make longlist is great, especially when there are so many other great blogs out there. The blog is nominated in the Diaspora category. Congratulations to fellow longlisted Irish bloggers 746 Books, Women […]

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