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Betrayal of the Brothers Grimes

In the wake of the 1798 Rebellion, the brothers Grimes, all of whom were executed by the British, were betrayed by a …

Remembering a Country Girl

Verses pondering the life of May Ann Duignan (Degnan), aka Mrs May Churchill Sharpe, aka Chicago May, as I walked past her …

Ill Go Where Im Sent

Invitation received: all were excited Again their friends where they are twinned they would meet Its not a junket: this, this is …

Shed, Undrawn, Ballinamuck

I seek to draw a picture here A shed, roof caving in, Its gable end seen through the door By the artist …

Real Heros Never Boast, Being Dead

Silent they lie, neath clay, the slain… Speak not of deeds done, but remain In history, names unknown, Of battles fought, for …

Dont Kill the Plants

Background: The calamity that is Carty, no matter how bad his DIY (which is worse than my cooking!), the only thing worse …

Killala Man, Remembered

He never went home. We know not his name… A man from Mayo… we pass where he sleeps, He who died for …

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