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Confusing World For Kids

Reflection in UN Day of Children. One of my few non rhyming ones, as the subject is beyond rhyme. In a world …

Ireland – Is It But a Notion?

As the Catalan Independence movement is crushed for now by Spain, we remember the Irish declaration of 1919… the events of the …

The Tithe Child of Romsey

One tenth of all – the parsons share From cows in pasture to poultry flock From grain blowing in the breeze To …

My Ireland

Stephen James Smith, the founder of the once epic Glór Sessions in the International Bar did a verse for the St. Patricks …

Anger of the Water Carriers

“I grew up when we had to carry water. We know the value of water” ~ Longford Fine Gael activist Before school …

Worshiping God Among Nature

We know of the mass rocks where Irish Catholics met to worship in Cromwellian and Penal times to avoid arrest or murder …

Salmon Fisherman in River Corrib

On taking a picture of salmon fishers at the Salmon Wier in the Corrib a few days ago, I thought of Yeats …

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