Tag Archives: Ireland

Twittering Tale #71 – 13 February 2018 – Only in Ireland

The tourist asked the way to Cregan’s Castle. I said go to the end of the street and turn right. At the post office turn right. Then at Shannon’s Hotel turn right. The tourist said if I do all that … Continue reading

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Poetics: Your family hiSTORY

My family roots are Irish Grew potatoes, the patch is still there Loughrae, so far away now. Life was hard with droughts and famine, My great grandfather went to America Married, we know not what happened to his wife. Fought … Continue reading

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Story 1 – Tackas – Part 3

On Friday nights when there was no footy nor cricket on the tele we’d gather at my place for a card night. Now Tackas was a fierce competitor in most things but at cards he was passionate. Woe betides anyone … Continue reading

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