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A Dub in Cork, like.

A Dub in Cork, like.

  Growing up in Swords, I never expected to live anywhere else. I wasn’t a full Dub in the eyes of my peers. A Father from Wexford and a Mother from Cahirsiveen in deepest South Kerry meant I was often defending my born and raised Dubness. I was told I had a country accent when I was at home, and a Dublin accent when I was holidaying in Kerry. Of course, I didn’t realise it at the time, but that…

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Everybody is writing a book

Everybody is writing a book

I’ve heard it said that everybody has a book in them. It just needs to be let out they say. What I didn’t know was that a large percentage of everybody has gone ahead and written one. That’s certainly how it feels.   I’m willing to wager that my misconceptions about writing a book were not at all unusual. You see I thought the hard part would be writing it. And don’t get me wrong, it was both time consuming…

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