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Massive queues crossing Spain-France Border following controls put in place after November Paris attacks.
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We’re all here, nose to tail, thanks to the “border controls” that the French government, brought into force...

The Belgian-French Border (c) Dave Walsh 2015
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The French are serious, they’re going to check everything. The road surface will be immaculate. They will ask...

An Beal Bocht, Dave Walsh
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Ireland's dear and glorious leader, Taoiseach Enda Kenny stood manfully astride the COP21 podium in Paris. Holding the lectern...

Brussels Lockdown, Federal Police Cat Meme
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That was a weird weekend. Brussels, the world’s 2nd most cosmopolitan city, with 62% of its population born...

All Stops to the Point, by Suzanne Walsh
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All over the city my friends are losing their homes. The ones you think will last forever, passed...

Admit nothing, blame everyone, be bitter
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I paused at a crossroads. An image of a postcard flashed into my head. A postcard I received...

Symptoms of the Subterranean
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I’m sick again, and so my world shrinks to the boundaries of the house, sometimes to the bedroom...

The beach at Culleton's Gap, Curracloe, Wexford. Christmas Eve, 2012.
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As I write this, I’m sitting in a café in Brussels (where hundreds of refugees are camped in...

The last Of Our Kind
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Beautiful and poignant reaction by Suzanne Walsh, to this weeks news of walrus beachings in the Arctic, and...

The Crossabeg Book: The Slaney and the World by Dave Walsh
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or all the travelling I've done, it's always good to come home. I am writing these words 50m...