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Oscar Wilde: an Irish referent

Oscar Wilde: an Irish referent

What makes Oscar Wilde an Irish referent? Throughout the 18th century, Dublin underwent economic development that destroyed its stifling medieval walls and built modern bridges in their place. Due to the Ascendancy, the city was divided between those who made…

4 Best Poems Set in Ireland

4 Best Poems Set in Ireland

It is a difficult choice but, what are the best poems set in Ireland? Years ago I heard that the Emerald Isle was known as the “land with the best writers per square meter”. And, the truth is, there is…

5 Irish myths and legends

Irish myths

Ireland is a country that is known for its myths and legends. Storytelling has always been an important part of Irish culture and still is today, with many of these stories handed down through the generations. These stories are from…

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