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GOLD. A metal used in making money, or coin. It is pure when the metal is unmixed with any other. Standard gold, is gold mixed with some other metal, called alloy. Vide Money.

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Bairbre McCarthy's CD, The Keeper of the Crock of Gold: Irish Leprechaun Tales, was the March 2012 featured selection in the New York Folklore Society's CD-of-the-Month Voices in New York membership program.
They will host coverage of S4C's Champions' Night - which includes the Crock of Gold Final - live from the racetrack.
THE LAST DROP: Barman Eamonn Lavin (now manager of O''Neill''s in Hanover Street) marks the fact that Flanagan''s Apple in Mathew Street was drunk dry of Guinness by football fans celebrating Ireland''s win over Italy in the 1994World Cup SONG AND DANCE: Liverpool Ceili Band, left, in 1964 and Irish dancers, above, in 1995 at the Irish Centre ON THE MARCH: St Patrick's Day parade, left, on Mount Pleasant in 1997 and, right, Liverpool Irish TA near the Cenotaph at St George's Plateau on St Patrick's Day, 1954 GOLDEN GIRLS: The Croc an Oir (Crock of Gold) shop in the Irish Centre in Mount Pleasant, pictured in 1991
Rasus (9.30pm) The team looks at the week's harness racing, with news from the Crock of Gold and the Welsh Cup, which will be held at held at Tairgwaith.
We tasted that crock of gold back in 2005-2006 and there's no reason why we can't repeat something similar this time around.
As well as a plea for leniency on the undocumented Irish in America, he also gave Barack a copy of The Keeper Of The Crock of Gold. Amazingly, this book isn't about Irish bankers or property developers but a collection of tales about a leprechaun who "knows where all the wealth of the world is buried".
All I know is that visiting it for the big race of the season, the Crock of Gold final, somehow reawakened dormant memories of crawling under the fence down the river side of Gloucester Park in Perth with John Lloyd, Gary Langdon, and sometimes Joe Baker, although Joe was one of those characters who always liked to give the impression he had better things to do, and even used to pretend he had a girlfriend while the rest of us used to just hang around waiting for news of parties we could crash - preferably given by girls from Methodist Ladies' College, who for some reason (fantasy probably) were all reckoned to be quite serious goers.
I've often heard the story told, Of how to get a crock of gold: If you see the little man, You must catch him--if you can!
Could there be an urban crock of gold at the end of every tower?
This season, it has won a number of races and is the front runner in the battle to reach Rasus's big end-of-season race at Tir Prince, Towyn, The Crock of Gold.
PUT on two of everything and head north-east for a crack at sea fishing's crock of gold.