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Warning: mktime(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /hermes/bosnaweb13a/b29/ipw.wellbeyo/public_html/libraries/joomla/utilities/date.php on line 83

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All about Ireland Hugh's Views--postings about this and that. http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=section&id=7&layout=blog&Itemid=57 Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:34:57 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Which nationality can be both a British Citizen and British Subject? http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4053:which-nationality-can-be-both-a-british-citizen-and-british-subject&catid=48:ireland-faqs-and-trivia&Itemid=73 The question: Which nationality can be both a British citizen and British subject?

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Ireland FAQs and Trivia Sun, 02 May 2010 18:03:55 +0000
Who was the last person to stay in the Royal Apartments at Dublin Castle? http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4249:who-was-the-last-person-to-stay-in-the-royal-apartments-at-dublin-castle&catid=48:ireland-faqs-and-trivia&Itemid=73 First off, what are the Royal Apartments at Dublin Castle?  Some might even wonder what is Dublin Castle?

Dublin Castle was constructed at the edge of the city around 1204 by order of English King John (that's the King John of Robin Hood fame!).  The Norman invasion of Ireland, which began in 1169, established a foothold in the country.  Dublin Castle, a wooden Viking fortification, was upgraded to a bone fide castle to serve as the English seat of government in Ireland.  Construction was completed in 1230.

The Castle served as the seat of government for British rule in Ireland until 1922.  It was the residence of the viceroy, the representative of the sovereign, and home of the monarch when he or she visited the country.  The main rooms, which are open to the public, include St. Patrick's Ballroom where the Irish President is inaugurated; the Throne Room, which holds a throne from the reign of William II and the Vice Regal Apartments (sometimes called the Royal or State Apartments).  For many years, these apartments were used to house dignitaries visiting Ireland.  Who was the last such dignitary to stay in these apartments?

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Ireland FAQs and Trivia Sun, 02 May 2010 18:03:55 +0000
Who is credited with the following cheery insight into the Irish character? http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4030:who-is-credited-with-the-following-cheery-insight-into-the-irish-character&catid=48:ireland-faqs-and-trivia&Itemid=73 At question is the expression below.  Can you guess who is credited with saying the following?

The Irish are a mixture of western and Nordic components.  Characteristics are a lively temperament, good nature, cheerfulness, a talent for music and dancing, education, and social entertainment.  The Irishman supports a community based on equality for all but has an extraordinary personal need for independence, which easily leads to indiscipline and belligerence and makes large political organizations difficult.  Unreliability and instability are also imputed to him.  A profound piety characterizes these people, who have defended their Catholic beliefs with fanaticism, and the authority of the priest—sprung from the ordinary people—is enormous.

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Ireland FAQs and Trivia Thu, 14 Jan 2010 11:35:25 +0000
12-16-1943 American troops arrive at Lisgoole Abbey http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=6013:12-16-1943-american-troops-arrive-at-lisgoole-abbey&catid=45:ireland-history&Itemid=57 December 16, 1943: American troops, stationed all over Northern Ireland, established a base at Lisgoole Abbey outside Enniskillen in County Fermanagh. The 8th Medical Battalion (minus Companies A and B) (8th Infantry Division) arrived on December 16, 1943.

The 8th Infantry Division was activated on July 1, 1940 and shipped to Ireland on December 5, 1943.  Elements of the Division arrived on continental Europe on July 4, 1944 via Utah Beach.  The entire division arrived in Europe on July 8.

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Ireland History Thu, 07 Jan 2010 23:09:33 +0000
What it means to be Irish or part of an Irish family http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3282:what-it-means-to-be-irish-or-part-of-an-irish-family&catid=44:ireland-general&Itemid=67 Thanks to Eileen for providing the following contribution: what it means to be Irish.

What it means to be Irish…

…and have an Irish family—you will recognize a lot!

]]> Ireland General Sun, 06 Dec 2009 22:40:55 +0000 Which of the countries listed has the lowest annual rainfall? http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3268:which-of-the-countries-listed-has-the-least-annual-rainfall&catid=48:ireland-faqs-and-trivia&Itemid=73 Which of the following seven countries boasts the lowest average annual rainfall: Australia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Luxembourg or Mexico?

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Ireland FAQs and Trivia Fri, 04 Dec 2009 14:47:57 +0000
When was the last Catholic priest installed as Dean of Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin? http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3252:when-was-the-last-catholic-priest-installed-as-dean-of-christ-church-cathedral-in-dublin&catid=48:ireland-faqs-and-trivia&Itemid=73 Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin is the older of the two medieval cathedrals in the city, Christ Church datrd back to 1038.  It is claimed as the seat of both the Anglican (Church of Ireland) and Roman Catholic Archbishops of Dublin.  The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin, however, uses St. Mary's pro-cathedral; it is viewed as a temporary accommodation.  The term pro-cathedral is used as the Holy See recognizes Christ Church Cathedral as the seat of the Roman Catholic Archbishop; however, there have been protestants in the church since the reformation!  Which brings us back to the question: when was the last Roman Catholic priest installed as Dean of the Cathedral?

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Ireland FAQs and Trivia Thu, 03 Dec 2009 04:33:53 +0000
Which Irish president has had the longest tenure in office? http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3247:which-irish-president-has-had-the-longest-tenure-in-office&catid=48:ireland-faqs-and-trivia&Itemid=73 Which Irish president has had the longest tenure in office?  (It's close, the victor wins by just one day.)

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Ireland FAQs and Trivia Wed, 02 Dec 2009 15:06:05 +0000
How many Irish presidents have been nominated by Fine Gael? http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3246:how-many-irish-presidents-have-been-nominated-by-fine-gael&catid=48:ireland-faqs-and-trivia&Itemid=73 How many Irish presidents have been nominated solely by Fine Gael?

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Ireland FAQs and Trivia Wed, 02 Dec 2009 14:53:42 +0000
How many presidents has Ireland had? http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3245:how-many-presidents-has-ireland-had&catid=48:ireland-faqs-and-trivia&Itemid=73 Since Ireland instituted the office in 1938, how many presidents has the country had?

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Ireland FAQs and Trivia Wed, 02 Dec 2009 14:36:30 +0000
What's the connection between Garret Fitzgerald and Dublin Airport? http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2997:whats-the-connection-between-garret-fitzgerald-and-dublin-airport&catid=48:ireland-faqs-and-trivia&Itemid=73 What's the family link between the first terminal at Dublin Airport and Taoiseach Garret Fitzgerald?

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Ireland FAQs and Trivia Tue, 01 Dec 2009 07:15:40 +0000
Was an episode of Star Trek banned in Britain and Ireland? http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2852:was-an-episode-of-star-trek-banned-in-britain-and-ireland&catid=48:ireland-faqs-and-trivia&Itemid=73 True of false–an episode of Star Trek: the Next Generation was essentially banned from being broadcast in Great Britain and Ireland?

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Ireland FAQs and Trivia Sun, 29 Nov 2009 01:04:12 +0000
Who talked about Unionism and justice? http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2457:who-talked-about-unionism-and-justice&catid=48:ireland-faqs-and-trivia&Itemid=73 Who made the following statement and in what context? "Unionism armed with justice will be a stronger cause than Unionism armed merely with strength."

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Ireland FAQs and Trivia Wed, 25 Nov 2009 02:54:08 +0000
What do Canada, Northern Ireland, Mexico and Sweden have in common? http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2462:what-do-canada-northern-ireland-mexico-and-sweden-have-in-common&catid=48:ireland-faqs-and-trivia&Itemid=73 What do Canada, Northern Ireland, Mexico and Sweden have in common?

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Ireland FAQs and Trivia Tue, 24 Nov 2009 20:13:35 +0000
Trivia question on Ireland and atomic energy http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2224:trivia-question-on-ireland-and-atomic-energy&catid=48:ireland-faqs-and-trivia&Itemid=73 Here's a two-part question, who said "like atomic energy, it can be used for incalculable good, but it can also do irreparable harm" and what was the context?

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Ireland FAQs and Trivia Sat, 14 Nov 2009 03:06:59 +0000
A Russian polyglot comments on the Irish Language http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1700:a-russian-polyglot-comments-on-the-irish-language&catid=47:ireland-language&Itemid=69 I was talking to a friend recently who hails from Russia and is fascinated by different languages; when asked what he thinks about the Irish Language, he said

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Ireland Language Thu, 12 Nov 2009 18:05:10 +0000
In which year did James Joyce win the Nobel Prize for Literature? http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2072:in-which-year-did-james-joyce-win-the-nobel-prize-for-literature&catid=48:ireland-faqs-and-trivia&Itemid=73 In which year did James Joyce win the Nobel Prize for Literature?

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Ireland FAQs and Trivia Tue, 10 Nov 2009 07:23:03 +0000
What was the nationality of the writer of Danny Boy? http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2071:what-was-the-nationality-of-the-writer-of-danny-boy&catid=48:ireland-faqs-and-trivia&Itemid=73 What was the nationality of the writer of Danny Boy?  Don't go with your first instinct on this one.

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Ireland FAQs and Trivia Tue, 10 Nov 2009 07:11:12 +0000
In a general election, how may TDs does the electorate select? http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2069:in-a-general-election-how-may-tds-does-the-electorate-select&catid=48:ireland-faqs-and-trivia&Itemid=73 When a general election is called, how many members does the electorate vote into Dáil Éireann?

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Ireland FAQs and Trivia Tue, 10 Nov 2009 06:45:35 +0000
Focal an Lae: Irish Word a Day http://wellbeyondthepale.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1699:focal-an-lae-irish-word-a-day&catid=47:ireland-language&Itemid=69 Focal an Lae, where you can learn an Irish word each day.  The words are delivered, daily, to your e-mail address.  I have also set up an RSS feed under newsfeeds where you can see a listing of words from many days past.]]> Ireland Language Sat, 31 Oct 2009 17:43:12 +0000