Overseas visitors up 10% in first two months of the year

March 27, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Almost 1.5m trips were made to Ireland by overseas visitors in the first two months of the year, figures show. IrishExaminer.com – Ireland *Content is copyrighted by it’s respective owners* Advertisement: Looking for a rental home, condo or apartment? www.PutnamRenter.com Buying or selling a home in Putnam County? www.MovingToPutnam.com

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Charles I Becomes King (1625)

March 27, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Charles I was King of England, Scotland and Ireland from March 27, 1625, until his execution in 1649. An advocate of the divine right of kings, Charles drew ire during his reign by engaging in a power struggle with Parliament, marrying a Catholic, and allying himself with controversial religious figures. His last years were marked […]

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In Transit Blog: A New Hike Explores the Bay of Fundy

March 26, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

World Expeditions is offering a new hiking trip that includes four days on the less-populated portion of the Fundy Footpath in Canada. NYT > Travel *Content is copyrighted by it’s respective owners* Advertisement: Looking for a rental home, condo or apartment? www.PutnamRenter.com Buying or selling a home in Putnam County? www.MovingToPutnam.com

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Common Sense: Bargain Hunting With a Strong Dollar in Europe, but Finding a Mixed Bag

March 26, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

With the euro approaching parity with the dollar, it seems to be time for a shopping spree on the Continent. But currency fluctuations are complicated. NYT > Travel *Content is copyrighted by it’s respective owners* Advertisement: Looking for a rental home, condo or apartment? www.PutnamRenter.com Buying or selling a home in Putnam County? www.MovingToPutnam.com

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Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa: Cork to remember its famous Fenian

March 26, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

From Cork to New York, the Fenian whose funeral is now seen as a dry run for the Easter Rising, will be well remembered this summer on the centenary of his death. IrishExaminer.com – Ireland *Content is copyrighted by it’s respective owners* Advertisement: Looking for a rental home, condo or apartment? www.PutnamRenter.com Buying or selling […]

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Tennessee Williams (1911)

March 26, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

One of America’s foremost 20th-century playwrights and the author of more than 70 plays, Tennessee Williams achieved his first successes with The Glass Menagerie and A Streetcar Named Desire, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize in 1948. Noted for his scenes of high dramatic tension and brilliant, often lyrical dialogue, Williams received a Tony […]

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Houzz Tour: Undone in the French Quarter (20 photos)

March 26, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

One theory about how New Orleans earned its “Big Easy” nickname points to a local gossip columnist in the 1970s who contrasted the city’s easygoing, laid-back lifestyle with the pace of New York’s Big Apple. Laid back is exactly what New York TV producer-director Chris Fisher thought… Houzz *Content is copyrighted by it’s respective owners* […]

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Kerosene found in Galway tap water

March 26, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Kerosene has been found in the water supply of around 75 houses in Galway. Ireland: BreakingNews.ie *Content is copyrighted by it’s respective owners* Advertisement: Looking for a rental home, condo or apartment? www.PutnamRenter.com Buying or selling a home in Putnam County? www.MovingToPutnam.com

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No winner of midweek Lotto

March 25, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

There was no winner of the midweek Lotto jackpot – worth over €8.6m. Ireland: BreakingNews.ie *Content is copyrighted by it’s respective owners* Advertisement: Looking for a rental home, condo or apartment? www.PutnamRenter.com Buying or selling a home in Putnam County? www.MovingToPutnam.com

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Aretha Franklin (1942)

March 25, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Known as the “Queen of Soul,” Aretha Franklin began singing in church choirs as a child before achieving mainstream success with a string of hit songs including “Respect,” “Think,” and “Natural Woman.” In 1987, she became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and, in 2005, she received the Presidential […]

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