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No… We Must NOT Ever Forget – 11 Nov 1918 to 11 Nov 2018

It has been 100 years – the world is not the same place as back then but mankind seems to constantly forget that World War One was supposed to be the war that ended all war! The millions of lives … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trees – Happy Holly Day!!

Sorry folk… I couldn’t resist the temptation! This must be one of the best holly bushes I’ve seen, ever! So full of berries. Would you excuse me if I say I think I want to nick a few twigs to … Continue reading

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Old Heritage.

This is Ireland. Everything is old. Well, almost everything! The tourism types sell the South East as the Ancient South East. We haven’t lived in the South East for too long but that hasn’t stopped us from exploring… looking about … Continue reading

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The Past… the Future!

I found the imagery conflicting… the monuments to the past being superseded by the technological giants of the future. I wonder if those brand new wind turbines will become the something of the past before the gravestones crumble in the … Continue reading

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History – a few Churches?

Yesterday’s post gave me the idea to go look-see in the galleries for churches. They’re typically all old… some of the ruins featured today are many hundreds of years old! The captions will reveal the names and if anyone of … Continue reading

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Spooky Moon

Yesterday morning I did the airport run and on the way home the misty surrounding and almost full moon called out for a photo stop.  The Moyglare Church beckoned. There I was… wandering around in my pre-dawn driving outfit… including … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday – Donaghmore Round Tower

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I Once Walked There… Lest We Forget!

Once, only once… I walked those hallowed grounds where brittle, icy twigs cracked and exploded underfoot where bone fragments and bits of shrapnel still lay strewn where new roots have set and woods grow tall and strong Once, I walked … Continue reading

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