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I would appreciate a bit of help identifying this medal. One side is a picture of Páidraig Pearse, the reverse is the text of a speech “Ireland unfree shall never be at peace” by Pearse, poet, author and patriot Commander … Continue reading

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let us enjoy our irresponsible years


A lot of people think childhood years are the irresponsible ones, but in my experience it is the golden years of old age that deserve that title. When I was a child in a large family there were always chores, … Continue reading

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This is a partial narrative of my life that is somewhat out of date now I am sorry to say LOL it was written as an essay 13 years ago when I was studying for the leaving cert. My sixteen year old son is now thirty and I have to add another generation on, as I now have a four year old greatgrandson.


Looking Back through a mirror Standing in the hallway adjusting my scarf, a figure passed behind me, a tall handsome young man. I caught my own eye in the mirror and paused, transfixed, as I realised that this tall dark … Continue reading

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The mission


This is a little short story based on a true event.  Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent ( and the guilty LOL)                                                                                 The mission   We had reconnoitred the target the previous night; dark clothes … Continue reading

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A country music life


This story was inspired by the George Jones son “He stopped loving her today” to my mind; the greatest love song ever written. A COUNTRY MUSIC LIFE “What is she doing here; has she not brought enough disgrace on this … Continue reading

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The alphabet poem


This was a bit of fun I amused myself composing one very wet afternoon LOL   A small Bird Came flying Down Early one morning For the food I left out. Got caught by my cat. Had to take to … Continue reading

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My job


                   My job At whatever I do, I am topping, The cooking, the laundry, the shopping. My job it will never be finished, For the chores, they are never diminished. In the morning I rise with the lark, And am … Continue reading

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