Drive north from Sligo for a wee bit then down the steep hill through Rathcormac and on a bit until you pass the church at Drumcliffe where my grandmother played the organ and bullied the choir into shape for years...oh and Yeats is buried in the graveyard there too. Over the river and turn left … Continue reading Raghley Harbour
Sitting on the train to Sligo going from Rainshine to Sunshine, I thought of this beautiful song written by Thom Moore. the Scholar The train to Sligo moves too slow As it takes her from the school below She wants to be there faster than The train to Sligo ever can She wonders where the … Continue reading The train to Sligo
Trying to put together a short video to tell you all about our forthcoming Third Eye Audio illustrated Fairytale series. So difficult to get it into 3 mins. Help...please 🙂
Found this on you tube. Heroes all givin' it socks in Japan on Steely Dan's "Bodhisattva". I had forgotten just how good John Entwhistle and Jeff "Skunk" Baxter are. As for Simon Phillips.... http://youtu.be/AAvYHXz7XsA
Just got my copy of Judy Collins live in Dromoland castle DVD & CD. Very proud to have been part of the band on this concert which is due to be broadcast on PBS. she is a true star.
I have visited the Rock of Dunamase on a number of occasions over the last few years, each time has always been a pleasure. So on my recent trip around County Laois, I decided to have a look around its much over looked neighbour, The Holy Trinity Church. No it is not the usual ruin that I would normally explore, in fact it is not even a ruin, but considering its close proximity to The Rock I wanted to have a look around. The small granite church and graveyard which are both still in use today, was built back in 1845 after the church at nearby Dysart was destroyed by fire. It belongs to the Church of Ireland and was never consecrated until 1849, supposedly due to the famine. I always wondered, was there an older religious site here? Considering the historical significance of its neighbour this would be quite…
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