Tag Archives: Shannon

WPhotoC: – Cheers 2012… You Were Not A Bad Year…

Much happened… not much changed apart from the fact that Senior Son finished school and started college… Junior Son entered his last year on school as GSA entered his first year of little school. Me, myself I… well, I can say I … Continue reading

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SIMON Week – Mind The Gap

Last week’s writing challenge had me telling you all about my take on minding the gap. The Gap? The gap between the have’s and the have-nots’. I went further…  about my passion for getting involved with our local village… helping … Continue reading

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To The Shannon… the Final Countdown.

Sunday 02 September saw me taking on the seventh and last section of my Grand Canal Challenge for Midlands SIMON. I was slightly apprehensive during the week… well, at times maybe more that slightly apprehensive. Somewhere, somehow in the days … Continue reading

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The Edge of Leinster… Again!

Sunday was a momentous occasion for me. As I’ve been prattling on for almost half the year now about walking the Grand Canal you’re all fully aware of my quest. But… to put it mildly… it’s all good and well … Continue reading

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Double Beauty!!

My highlight for an eventful day? I’ll get to that in due course but first I’ll have to fill you in on the walk. Yes… I’ve made it… I’ve seen tha Shannon from the bank again… and this time the … Continue reading

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WWWWWW –

This post started taking shape during Saturday’s walk. I have often wanted to publish something about the levels of pollution so prevalent all across the Irish landscape. It is a case of serious neglect by the inhabitants of this country… … Continue reading

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Meet Sarah Jane…

I’m back home… after a massively eventful weekend. Lots and lots of fun! To say the least, it was a weekend we won’t forget in a hurry, if ever. Junior son and I arrived in Carrick-on-Shannon some time after 13h00 … Continue reading

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How Plans Change…

It was to be up down the Shannon… into the Royal and then on homeward bound. Yes… things developed rather quickly from the point where I left the first tentative hint of the likelihood of a breaking story. In my … Continue reading

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