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To Autumn - John Keats

Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,     Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun;  Conspiring with him how to load and bless     With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run;  To bend with apples the moss'd cottage-trees,     And fill all fruit with ripeness to the core;        To swell the gourd, and plump the hazel shells     With a sweet kernel; to set budding more,  And still more, later flowers for the bees,  Until they think warm days will never cease,        For summer has o'er-brimm'd their clammy cells.  Who hath not seen thee oft amid thy store?     Sometimes whoever seeks abroad may find  Thee sitting careless...

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An ode to socks!

It's too easy to argue over politics, religion, taxes and so many more things so let's celebrate something good... Socks!  Each sock graphic has a link to a sock poem, story, etc... Enjoy!    If you enjoy the links and the stories, poems, etc... behind them then maybe you should check out our Amazing Socks... They are fun, comfortable and make amazing sock puppets! https://www.funaffordablegifts.com/collections/kids/socks  

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Put a little Irish in your soul!

Whether you live in Ireland or have visited or are planning to visit, the experience definitely puts some Irish in your soul!  What do I mean?  Well, whether it's the music, the people, the sights, the experience, the craic... it all creates a feeling of home and friendship that transcends time and distance that with a quick smile and a warm thought brings you right back!   Now after that lovely thought comes the shameless product plug as we have to pay for the tea & tart somehow!  How about putting some Irish in your sole?!   Help spread the...

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It's a long long way from Clare to here

It's a long long way from Clare to here

So would you like to see the part of the world me and my two trusty sidekicks call home? See how County Clare is simply Amazing! Watch the video, think about visiting, stop by for tea, bring pie (I love pie)! Want to know more about our incredible County Clare then visit the Clare website at: http://www.clare.ie/    

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It was about this time last year...

It was about this time last year...

It was about this time last year when me and my trusty side kick went for a play, stopped for a few drinks with friends, listened to some music, met more friends, attempted playing a tin whistle, had a few more drinks (maybe should have stopped drinking at this point), listened to more music, had a few more drinks, had the craic with friends and somehow managed to find our house (they all look the same at 5 in the morning).  That was just one magical evening during the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉirann here in Ennis last year and as...

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