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War with the Whin

“Whin” is the word for furze in Hiberno English and Ulster Scots in the northern half of Ireland (North Leinster and Connacht, …

Wake at Ballinalee

My mother told of attending a wake when a child in her native village Ballinalee, where the pipes that were smoked cermonially …

More Than Just Another Memory

To ride a horse is to ride the sky, Someone once said somewhere… Well I was not with horses raised, But I …

To Eat Without Saying Grace

“Gosh, could a cautios Covenantor Wait for the Grace? – “To The Potatoe” by James Orr If such a man took his …

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