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your hero always

This month my friend Jonathan Richmond died, apparently of a heart attack on a quiet day at home after having spent the holidays climbing Mayan pyramids. (He is not the only person I have known this to happen to; one … Continue reading

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Dublin in a nutshell

A friend who has been living in Ireland explains it to me: “I’ve been here long enough to see the rise and fall of the Celtic Tiger. The fall started in September 2008 when the first banks failed. Those in … Continue reading

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