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Cast a cold Eye On Life, on Death but Be Sure to KEEP an Eye on it!

70 years ago today, Irish poet William Butler Yeats died on the Côte d’Azur.  To mark this anniversary, I was going to note his life and works but I found an interesting tidbit surrounding his death. Apparently, Yeats had very conscientiously  planned his epitaph and location of his grave site but in his last days […]

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Conor Cruise O’Brien books

The news of Deep Throat’s death will collect many headlines today but there is another interesting name in the obituaries. Conor Cruise O’Brien, an Irish diplomat, government minister, author and newspaper editor, has also died. He was 91. O’Brien became famous when he served as a senior United Nations diplomat seeking a solution to civil […]

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