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Tomás Ó Cárthaigh

Simple Prayer for Complex Times

There are those who say that prayer is dead In the Ireland of today Where rationalism and science of modern times Has …

Mother Duck

As part of the #twistednurseryrhyme challenge from “Pandora’s Box of Horrors” and “We PAW Bloggers” groups on Facebook, where a nursery rhyme …

Jack and Jill – A Horror Story

Jack and Jill went out to kill Vampires they saught to slaughter… But Jack stabbed Jill On top of the Hill… Said …

For Her a Cottage in Heaven

Helen lived in England, her fathers family were from Longford. They were trying to find a nice cottage to come home to. She loved chatting about cottages and unraveling family trees. She never got the cottage of her dreams before she died.

Idiots Rebellion

The tragic consequences of voting for abortion to rebel against a corrupt church is as stupid as driving on the wrong side of the road to protest a corrupt police…

Last of the Faithful at St Augustine’s Holy Well

I saw a couple with their children go to the Holy Well on Lough Atalia today. The child appeared to have a bad cough, not a condition the well was known for as far as I know. The only time Ive seen actual pilgrims come to it in all my years in the city. I hope it works for them.

Walking Deadmans Beach

Legend states Columbus holidayed in Galway five years before finding America – an exotic body of a dead man washed ashore at Renmore, making him think there was land to the West, inspiring his voyages.

Charlie the Klepto Steals Hearts and Minds in Mick Lally Theatre in Galway

Some say that the arts make fun of working class people. Too often they are stereotyped. Shown as lazy, shifty, thieving and ne’er do wells. I was expecting much the same when I went to see a play “Charlies a Klepto” in the Mick Lally Theatre.

Im glad to say, I was very wrong indeed.

We Shall Not Be Divided

We shall not be divided, the Christian and the Moslem, on the deeds of extremists on both sides…

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