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Irish kitchens: maybe a little bit worse...

• The Irish mama's boy doesn't know that she has been cleaning up for him....

Hurling, the most Irish of sports...

Q. What's the difference between the Gardaí and the Kaiser Chiefs?...

St. Patrick's Day, 2002 — Kilkenny...

Nice Treaty passed — October 2002...

Is Ireland metric? — Spring 2002...

• I'd always wondered about the TV tax, but hadn't asked....

• My secret Irish identity...

Rule 21 of the Gaelic Athletic Association...

Manufactured bands, a scourge on the land — Spring 2002...

Drinking in Ireland...

• "Incompetence and bad design" — a bit of exasperation one day....

Publican undertaker, a natural combination of businesses...

• How should the foreigner pronounce "Thurlis?" ...

• The Irish protest Bush...

Irish pubs, Korean football time — the 2002 World Cup...

Stag night, hen night...

• The difference between Charles Haughey and an Aran jumper....

My 911...

• "The Fields of Athenry," de facto national anthem — A.D. 2002...

IRA decomissioning — October 2001...

Give me a Catholic country....

A page I didn't write...


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