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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 …

Fear the Little People

The business man from America was in Ireland to see the sights In Blarney to see and kiss the stone, in Donegal …

Myths of Ireland Present

No more we talk of the Tuatha De Dannan Or the Danish fort dwelling Aos Si No more of the Pooka or …

Was Your Dad a Metre Man?

Did he install the meters Or did he stand in the way Of the men who installed the metres But were sent …

Being the Embarrassing Relations

Embarrassing relations – we all have them ! You put them upstairs, or in a back room So they are not seen, …

Warning to Politicians

Where fear drove comfort out; straw on the floor Was price of conquering security. “A Warning to Conquerors” – Donagh MacDonagh We …

Walking Tara

Where druids walked, I walked it too The footsteps of history Walked by soldiers, rebels, peasants and kings Walked by my poet …

We Are Not the Enemy

We are not the enemy, the folk who pay the bills, Who try to pay their mortgages, who themselves through suicide kills …

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