acushla

acushla

(əˈkʊʃlə)
n
Irish darling: a term of endearment

acushla

An Irish word meaning darling (literally, pulse of my heart).
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Pat's juxtaposition of internationalist and nationalist themes when singing that 'There's no place on earth like the world, / Acushla, astore and Mother Machree', and his insistence that not just Irishmen, but also 'Cypriots, Jews and Africans' have been 'hanged by Englishmen' nod to Behan's desire for a more internationalist and still resolutely anti-imperialist worldview that transcends the jaded, insular rhetoric of rarefied nationalism (H, p.
SNAEFELL, winner of the race two years ago when it was run at Leopardstown, will be attempting to become the first dual winner of the event since Acushla scored for Vincent O'Brien and Cash Asmussen at the race's original home, Phoenix Park, in 1986 and 1987, writes Tony O'Hehir.
Ann Elvidge put Britannia in pole position in the Menai One Designs to take their Challenge Trophy and Clive Hilton won the Seabird Kittiwake and Peter Roberts Conway OD Acushla
First victories of the week were gained by Clive Hilton in the Seabird Kittiwake, Peter Roberts in the Conway OD Acushla, Richard Booth in the Star Vega and David Hughes in the Offshore IRC division aboard Turbulent Flo.
Among them were champions Bluebird, Prince Of Birds, Indian Skimmer, Balanchine, Acushla, Splendid Moment, Lonely Bird and Mukaddamah.
Joyce was no revivalist, however, still less an advocate of revolutionary violence, and it is as the sinister 'Old Gummy Granny' that the milkmaid returns in the Circe episode when, thrusting a dagger towards Stephen's hand, she goads him on: 'Remove him, acushla.
Conwy OD: 1, Margaret (P Kraus); 2, Minnie (G Booth); 3, Acushla (P Roberts).
Conway OD: 1st Minnie (G Booth) 2nd Acushla (P Roberts) 3rd Margaret (P Kraus) all Conway.
Conway OD: 1, Minnie (G Booth); 2, Margaret II (P Kraus); 3, Acushla (P Roberts), all Conway.
The Conway Designs made their bow and it was schoolteacher and ex-Conway yacht club Commander Peter Roberts who drew first blood in Acushla.
Conwy OD: 1 Acushla (PRoberts) 2 Seriol (ADavies)both Conwy.
The Conway One Designs competed for the Seva Theta Challenge Cup and it was claimed by Peter Roberts aboard Acushla.