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Santa Stockings & Miniature Books Part II

Before Christmas I wrote about miniature books and I wondered would Santa bring me a miniature book? As with any Special Collections there is a back-log of unprocessed collections. While I was sorting through one of the unprocessed collections I … Continue reading

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Santa Stockings & Miniature Books

When I was young and believed in Santa Claus I used to get small presents in my Santa stocking. Such presents could be fruit (a throwback to the Victorian age or post-World War II Ireland) or a magnet. If I … Continue reading

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The Hustle and Bustle of Christmas

This is a translation of “Cleachtaí agus Fotharaga na Nollag” available here: http://blogs.ucc.ie/wordpress/theriverside/2013/12/26/cleachtai-agus-fotharaga-na-nollag/ The hustle and bustle of Christmas today derives primarily from the impact of the Victorian world and of American commercialism:  The Christmas tree, for example, and the … Continue reading

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Cleachtaí agus Fotharaga na Nollag

Translation:  http://blogs.ucc.ie/wordpress/theriverside/2013/12/27/hustle-bustle-christmas/ Cleachtaí agus Fotharaga na Nollag sa lá atá inniu ann, eascraíonn siad cuid mhaith ó Victeoiriachas agus ó Mheiriceánachas: An Crann Nollag, agus an turcaí, cuirim i gcás, is nithe iad nach mbíodh áit go hiondúil acu i gceiliúradh … Continue reading

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