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THE IRISH: ST PATRICK’S DAY

leps The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.  1848-1954), Saturday 18 January 1947,

Loosely. I am going to allow myself to simply dig around in the TROVE and the INTERNET ARCHIVE today. Its storming here and they tell me it’s the same in Port Macquarie. We had hail and I wrapped the Charade in Doonahs to protect it. Ah my, St Pat. This is one wild year.

MY PLACE TODAY.

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THE MORNING

THE MIDDAY

THE STORM

BOOKS ABOUT ST PATRICK

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Well that’s pretty dull. Might interest me on another day – but not today. Lets see what I can find that is a bit more IRISH.

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    Legendary heroes of Ireland (1922)

    Author: Hughes, Harold F

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    A miscellany of Irish proverbs” to wrap up the day.

  • Four things which an Irishman ought not to trust, — a cow’s horn, a horse’s hoof, a dog’s snarl, and an Englishman’s laugh.
  • Keep hold of the bone and the dog will follow you.
  • There is luck in sharing a thing.
  • See not what you see, and hear not what you hear.

 

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IRISH FAIRIES AND LITTLE PEOPLE.

The Irish word for fairy is sheehogue [sidheog], a diminutive of “shee” in banshee.

IRISH FAIRIES. (1951, November 1). Barrier Miner.

IRISH FAIRIES. (1903, February 6). Alexandra and Yea Standard, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express

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