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A Boolean Christmas in Cork,1850

George Boole did not always manage to spend Christmas with family during his time in Cork.  Often the College holidays did not allow enough time for the long journey back to Lincoln.  Sometimes money was also an issue.  In December 1850 … 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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