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Where seeds of magic are planted with surprises ever blooming

CÉAD MILE FÁILTE ! This means One hundred thousand welcomes in the Irish language, and that my new friends, is a lot of welcomes. Scroll down the page, click on a picture and join the fun. I will be adding new jokes, school ideas, story lines, recipes and who knows what else as time moves along!  

A gathering of lore from the Emerald Isle.

Children’s Literary Award

Mary wins ‘Children’s Literary Award!’   February 2013  Mary is the recipient of a Children’s Literary Award for her ‘Away with the Fairies’ Book/CD and interactive children’s pages. This book has also been chosen as school curriculum for several schools due to its success for expanding… More –>

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Create Your Own Story

Where seeds of magic are planted with surprises ever blooming I will have regular story lines for you to play with. You and or your friends can print them out (each person filling in their own blanks) and then read them to each other. It… More –>

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Fairy Mary Event Pics

Here are a few photos from ‘Fairy Mary’ events! Click Pictures To Enlarge     Maureen Brooklyn – StrongStart Facilitator Blog and pictures about events

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Where seeds of magic are planted with surprises ever blooming RECIPE ONE Mary Murphy’s ICE CREAM DELIGHT – serves 4 Adult supervision always recommended. This will impress your parents, friends and guests. Great for special occasions including sleepovers! 1 pint vanilla Ice Cream (I love… More –>

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School Ideas

SCHOOL IDEAS IDEA ONE : I am hoping your teachers may allow you to use the seven vocabulary challenges in my ‘Away with the Fairies’ book for extra school credit. They might not be able to, but teachers are kind and are usually very happy… More –>

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Here are some Irish words you can learn and practice:


How about some jokes? Because, truly, you can’t be Irish without a sense of humour!

Why couldn’t the pirates play cards?
Because the captain was standing on the deck!

What did one elevator say to the other elevator?
I think I’m coming down with something

What do you call an annoying vampire?
A pain in the neck

Why were the apples and oranges all alone?
Because the banana split.

How do you know that it raining cats and dogs?
You’ll step in a poodle

What did the mountain climber name his son?

What gets wetter the more it dries?
A towel