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Long Walk in Edenmore Bog

Walking the bog in Longford brought this reflection on life to mind – a rare nonrhyming poem from me! Walking the long …

Fixed Bayonets Against Our Own

Needless to say I think the Irish army should have gone across the border in 1969, and was angered at Keelin Shanleys …

Busker of Longford Town

There he sits as folk pass by His music fills the air around Some walk past fast lost in their own world …

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 …

Abduction at Legan Bridge

Bride abduction is thankfully very rare in Western Europe now, apart from Albania and Montenegro, and most commonly heard of from Kyrgistan …