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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

Sean's Bar, Athlone, & His Whiskey

It’s always nice after being away for a short while to come home to an unexpected surprise. Especially when that surprise involves a new Irish whiskey! 295 more words

Irish Whiskey

Knowth and its Passages in Ireland

A short story about outer meeting inner in Ireland.

I had a lovey time at the family reunion, orchestrated by my sister Frances Longworth, in Glasson Golf Club Hotel, in County Westmeath. 989 more words

Clonmacnoise in Ireland

I had a high time feasting on the best of foods, prepared by Nora, my brother’s wife, while in Ireland. My brother noted how unselfish she is and I agreed with him. 1,038 more words

The Ancient Monks of Clonmacnoise

The Monks were there that day. They stood with me in front of High Crosses. They walked with me amid the ruins of the cathedral and round towers. 356 more words


Day 19 NaPoWriMo2017

Today’s challenge is to write about a creation myth. As I live not  a couple country miles from the Shannon Pot, the source of the River Shannon, it felt only natural to take as my source the Source itself. 163 more words

Poems By Bee Smith

Couple drown 'after wife jumped into river to try and save husband'

Tributes have been paid to a loving couple who drowned in a tragic boating accident on holiday.

Alexandra Malkin-Dunne, originally from Stoke-On-Trent, was in Ireland with husband Frank when their bodies were discovered in a river. 129 more words