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Cutting Old Burkes Roses

While out walking near Salthill a few days back, a man cutting roses from a bush outside a derelict house talked to …

Red Sky at Dawn in Ballybrit

Birds on the street eat litters breakfast buffet The crows and jackdaws take to the sky in fright Seagulls braver are tardy …

Passing Ballybrit Castle

By force won from the feirce O’Flahertys Held by Burke for the English Crown On the wrong side of the Wars of …

Catch of the Merrow

The Merrow (Moruadh or Murrúghach, from muir, sea, and oigh, a maid) was a sea spirit thought to lure people to their …

Birds Sing

The birds sing among the boughs The wind blows soft upon the face Life is hard on the best of days Hard …