Ever since Number One was very small, I have been on the lookout for books in Irish (gaelic) for him, and later for his younger brothers. Over the years we picked up a few here and there while on holiday in Ireland. None fit my criteria. The books I saw on sale were either too… Continue reading Toddler-Friendly Irish Books
Yesterday I flew back to my adopted home, Germany, from my real home, Ireland. Leaving was hard after spending almost one month with my family and old friends and having met some new friends too. But that’s the thing with being an emigrant. You fly “home” on holidays and then you leave there to fly… Continue reading Shortlisted!
I don’t win competitions and I’m no good a gambling. A Saturday’s child, I work hard for a living. Things don’t fall into my lap. But, I am lucky. I’m lucky to have a loving husband and three of the very best children the world has ever seen. I’m lucky to have a close family despite… Continue reading The Luck Of The Irish
This week I have been on The Irish Times website again, this time with an article on emigrant voting. You may or may not know that Ireland, unlike most European countries, does not allow emigrants to vote by postal vote. Emigrants are kept on the electoral register for, I believe, 18 months after leaving Ireland and… Continue reading Having My Political Say