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'Difficulties are just things to overcome'

'If I had not some strength of will I would make a first class drunkard.'

'Superhuman effort isn't worth a damn unless it achieves results.'

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Kilkea, Kildare
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A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart. - Jonathan Swift
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Bolton Massacre - 1644, First indoor swimming pool opens - 1742, First Isle of Man TT Race - 1907
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