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Last Month's Trivia: Who said in 1934, on the question of immigration, "No longer shall our children, like our cattle, be brought up for export."?
Answer: Eamon DeValera said it.
This Month's Trivia: Who were the two Irish signers of The Declaration of Independence?
History: Yeats’s majestic The Wild Swans at Coole was inspired by Coole Park, Lady Gregory’s estate in county
Galway . Lady Gregory’s house was ruined in the Civil war, but the natural beauty remains. Today it is a natural park with a useful visitor’s center. Three miles north is Thoor Balylee, a thirteen-century tower that Yeats used as a retreat.
English: Where is the Catholic church? Protestant? Synagogue? Baptist?
Irish: Ca bhfuil an – sepealCaitliceack? - eaglais Phrotastunach ?- tsionagog? - eaglis bhaisteach?
Pronunciation: Kaw will on – shaypayle catch lick ah – uglish frotastoonah – chunna gowge –
Have a happy holy New Year to all, God Bless.
Ed & Gloria