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The Old Bond Store Ghost

 ghost tale from Tullamore retold in verse, first told by Walter Burke, former leasee of the bar in the Tullamore Dew Heritage …

Babser

My family came to Banagher in 1977 from Ballinalee in North Longford (via Clones, Athlone, Daingean and Moate!) and I grew up …

Tyler from Beyond the Grave

Sometimes, within the dead of night, the lodge held in the grip of the dark, When no master sits on the Dias …

Old Clonbroney

This is a ghost story told to me by my mother, from her grandparents, either Kiernans Mill or Treacys. The roadway mentioned …

Dead Souls And Black Dogs

The little old lady had lived for long, She was great of age And the time was coming along For her to …

The Hounds of Hells Lake

Barking from its rocky shore At sailors passing by Sometimes at the death of day Sometimes under a noontime sky The black …

A Dream Shared Unknowingly

Picture: Athlone refugee centre, scene of some of the fighting in the Sieges of Athlone in the Wiliamite Wars 1689-1692 A dream …