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“Death was in the atmosphere. Only the yellow weeds in the meadow were excited by living.”

“Oh to be in Doonaree, with the sweetheart I once knew To stroll in the shade of the leafy glade where the rhododendrons grew To sit with my love on the bridge above, the rippling waterfall To go back home, … Continue reading

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The Chain of Wedlock is so Heavy that it takes Two to Carry it – Sometimes Three

i woke up slightly hungover on the day i was to marry, and was nervous as my life would change that Thursday, either for the good or for the bad and eyem happie to type that it turned out just … Continue reading

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“Country music, bonfires, lakes, and summer flings. I cannot wait ’til summer, i live for those things”

“babee, do yah wanna walk the mountain later this morning?” “nah, i wanna see the lake behind the BIG house, out by Nobber. whatz it cawled . . ?” “i dunno . . . white chapel or something like that, … Continue reading

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“There won’t be time to share our love, for we must say goodbye”

Azza child i would wake late in the night and childishly stumble the corridor to my parents room at the front of the flat (azza child an apartment was called a flat) and sleep between them in their warm bed … Continue reading

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Our Belle Isle, Co. Fermanagh

both moo moo and eye blue the holiday budget earlier in the year by going to old Noo Yorc and cramming twelve days into 6 which broke us physically, financially and spiritually and left us with no other foreign holiday … Continue reading

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Dún a Rí Forest Park – Part 2

More snaps from our stroll through the Forest Park on the outskirts of Kingscourt or Dún a Rí.

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Dún a Rí Forest Park – Kingscourt, Co. Cavan (part 1)

This is such a magical place. Only an hour from Dublin and at this time of year, it’s bursting with new life. The forest floor is carpeted with bluebells and the rhododendrons are an explosion of vibrant colour. There’s so … Continue reading

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Road sign, Kingscourt, Co.Cavan

  Nuff said!

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Lá Fheile Pádraig

Watching the parade in Kingscourt, Co Cavan from the front room of the house on Main Street. In Dublin there were pyrotechnics, street theatre, enormous dramatic floats and marching bands. In Kingscourt there were tractors. Lots of tractors…

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