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Boyle to Sligo

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In today’s Irish Times Tim O’Brien gives us a brief history lesson on Ireland’s crappy transport system. He uses as an example Alice, who traveled from Boyle to Bray on the train 50 years ago, and says it took her the same amount of time to get from Boyle to Dublin as it does today, 3 hours. Well I didn’t

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So Close…

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I got my letter from Iarnród Éireann today. The train broke down twice on my last trip home so the journey was an hour and a half longer than it should have been. So I got some vouchers off my next trip. Better than nothing I suppose. Anyways, when I opened the envelope and skimmed the letter I had to

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