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Reboot Banagher Horse Fair…

We will see you, as a sure thing, in September On the Main Street among the proud horses there We’ll walk among …

Babser

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

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 …

Address to my Feathered Friend

When growing up in Banagher, the Willie Wagtail was one of my favourite birds. They nested regular in our garden and yard, …

Just Doing Our Job

The most farcical part of the attempted shut down of Banagher fair, was when John Boy Dolan got cautioned for selling HENS… …

They Took from Us

We lost our fire stations, it costs to much to save our lives Not enough folk die from fires, is the reason …

Long May Horses Shit the Streets

Horses and ponies, dealers and wheelers The street is a farmyard for a day… Dreamers and schemers, thinkers and drinkers Everyman is …

Saint Rynagh’s Church Bell

The bell is ringing in the distance As to all it spells the time I turn over so I can sleep And …

Beauty Passed, and Yet Still Beautiful

Beauty passed, and yet still beautiful, Walls crumble, slaves to time, build long ago The rhubarb that once here grew I ate, …

Walking in Autumn in Banagher

As falling are the leaves from the trees I walked along at my ease From nowhere to anywhere Having not a care …

Monster in my Cupboard

The shadows dark, when I, a child Slept, or rather when I tried And creaks and groans of ancient timbers Would have …

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