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A hymn to Hibernia

The fumigation from turf. I speak to thee, Hibernia, irrepressible and unbowed, goddess eternal, invincible guardian: nought but thy sacred vigil could preserve thy people through centuries of turmoil, hunger, and loss. Thy fingers pluck the strings of thy sacred … Continue reading

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An Hibernian excursus

As attentive readers of this blog may be aware, I travelled to Ireland last May for a variety of causes. The immediate impulse for the trip was last year’s Brexit vote, which made me think that it might not be … Continue reading

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