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Midleton, Cork...The Beginning.

My mother groand! my father wept. 

Into the dangerous world I leapt: 

Helpless, naked, piping loud; 

Like a fiend hid in a cloud. 

Struggling in my fathers hands:  124 more words

Irish Famine Orphans

The Irish Famine.

At this stage, I’m simply reserving this page in its proper sequence and I will return. This subject is a book in itself, but I also want to tackle the Famine from the perspective of an Australian descendant, who hasn’t grown up within the Irish context. 139 more words

Irish Famine Orphans

Annual Street Collections 2017, Round 2

The second round of street collections has begun!

We kicked off yesterday in Fermoy and are so grateful to all the volunteers who donated a bit of their time to help raising funds for the local community to neuter stray and feral cats. 110 more words


At Last! A local historical society for Midleton and Ballinacurra.

Image: Midleton Market House as painted by Niall McCarthy.

Why is there no history society in Midleton?’ This question has frequently been posed to your author in the past few years. 545 more words

Powers John's Lane Release

Maker: Irish Distillers, Dublin, Ireland (Pernod Ricard)

Distillery: New Midleton, Midleton, County Cork, Ireland (Pernod Ricard)

Style: Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey

Cooperage: Bourbon with a little Oloroso sherry… 195 more words

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Paupers' Graveyard, Midleton, Co. Cork

An oasis of melancholy silence.

Only one memorial: to Ellen Reilly (d. 1890).

Where no grass grows. . .

. . . for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

Memento Mori