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Where do you start? Where do you find words to describe the scale of human tragedy? “Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions.” We sit in our sheltered bubbles, believing that our lives are for the most […]

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Chapters 15 and 16 – The CLA & Walking the Dog

From the Country Ladies Association website, theclassoc.org.ie (currently under maintenance) Founded by Anna O’Malley, the CLA is now over one hundred and twenty years old. It was originally called the The Women of Ireland (WI) However, in 1922, due to political issues, the WI changed its name and is now known as the Country Ladies […]

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