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April 19, 2018

Located between Dublin and Galway, Clonmacnoise is a worthy place to visit especially when the sun is out shining.

We almost didn’t stop there. 217 more words


Acrylic of the Shannon

Here’s a very quickly painted sunset view of the River Shannon in Ireland. Acrylic on canvas.


Dead Rabbit Irish Whiskey, Blend, 44%

Some whiskeys are just released quietly.

Others come with a blaze of publicity & flare.

And then there’s the Dead Rabbit Irish Whiskey.

As the late great Phil sang – Are You Ready? 318 more words

Irish Whiskey

River systems – the super highways of early Christian Ireland. By Bernie Moran

On 23rd April I will get another chance to show you some modern clues to our ancient past. I have a lot more evidence than I had when I gave a presentation in 2010. 808 more words

Local History

Do You Have to Let It Linger?

We’ve just gotten through another rough patch, you and I. It’s the end of February, and after a particularly bleak Valentine’s Day during which you stumbled into our Mulcair Road apartment from the pub, I looked at you and felt a fire in my stomach. 1,236 more words

Short Story


we were smiling every mile further west we drove across Ireland then dived off the motorway, up and down small roads past green fields and quiet blanket bogs to Clonmacnoise overlooking the river Shannon where monks and former kings of Tara once stood on a sunny late September afternoon


Leitrim and the Shannon were worthy opponents, but I prevailed.

Some weeks ago some friends asked me if I was interested in joining them for a week on a river Shannon barge cruise. Well of course I was. 1,645 more words