7000 Wonders

7000 Wonders

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A Time Machine

Whatever it is, the ultimate despair or joy, it's an experience not to forget for a very, very long time

Edward Porper

Edward Porper

4 min read

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A Renaissance Artist

What started as an attempt to learn more about the pub music culture, turned into a kind of a quest for the Holiest of all Grails, to wit: Talent and Beauty

Edward Porper

Edward Porper

4 min read

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In Search For Meaning

Pubs have been around for what seems like forever (the oldest pub in Dublin opened - or should I say “was founded”?! - in the 10th century AD!)

Edward Porper

Edward Porper

5 min read

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The Rain In Spain

It's the “Spain” part/Spanish flavour that makes Galway truly unique - so much so that many would consider the town “more Spanish than Irish”.

Edward Porper

Edward Porper

3 min read

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"Go West, Young Man"

The farther down the Wild Atlantic Way and the closer to the Sun's “overnight hotel”, the more dominant Queen Nature becomes.

Edward Porper

Edward Porper

2 min read

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Dances With Sheep

As it infrequently happens, it was that appetizer that turned into the meal of the day.

Edward Porper

Edward Porper

4 min read

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By George!

Most of what had been built during those 116 years, came to be known as “Georgian houses” that in turn formed “Georgian Quarters”. In a relatively small town, such a quarter might easily account for a significant part of the town centre

Edward Porper

Edward Porper

3 min read

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The Art Of Squeezing

Little Museum of Dublin, whose very name implies that it must have perfected the Fine Art of Squeezing necessary to exhibit a variety of objects in but little space

Edward Porper

Edward Porper

2 min read

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Children Of The North Wind

In 795 a raiding party found itself at a point where two rivers met and created a tidal pool. The churning water looked black - so, the party leader called the place “black pool”, or “dubh lynn”

Edward Porper

Edward Porper

4 min read