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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.

Connections

  For the late John Ratcliffe, to help give peace and comfort to David Ratcliffe, freinds and family. A rambling verse written …

Finchley Cemetry when it was consecrated in 1854

Funeral for a Thief

Helen of Troy launched a thousand ships… Chicago May and her wild red hair sent many men to their deaths, or to kill…

One Dublin Mother Acknowledged

Working class communities are ravaged by those who seek to profit through temptation. When those fall foul of temptation, the families behind …

Lady Christmas on the Moor

You have heard of Father Christmas, even Mrs Christmas his alleged wife… but you will not have heard of Lady Christmas… for …

On Deaths Embrace, I Shall Sleep

On deaths embrace, I shall sleep With all my worries o’re And those who liked or not, in memory me they keep …

Flickering Candles Foretell Death

A tradition of foretelling a death from North Longford… From the Irish Folklore Commission In days gone by a tradition old Of …

Unborn Child Drawn by Da Vinci

We are never as pure as when before we are born, when we truly are faultless, but again, he who walks through …

Those Folk in their High Towers

They look down on those below: Who look up at them Who live in their high towers… Blight to the eye Seen …

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