Category: Travel

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Carnival – good for the soul

What links the streets of Rio de Janeiro with those of Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Kerry, Limerick, Sligo and Wexford? Carnival! Hip-shaking rhythms, colourful costumes, fantastical floats, heart-lifting song and dance – you don’t need blazing heat to enjoy the carnival spirit....

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Reflections from Finland

As regular readers know, I moved with my partner from Ireland to Finland last September, to study a Master’s in Music, Mind and Technology at the University of Jyväskylä. We’re really enjoying the adventure; the Finns we’ve met have been...