Posts Tagged Drimoleague

Manna in bog – reflection on turf-cutting

Chapter 11 My favourite memory By Fr. Tom Hayes One of my treasured memories is from my childhood in Drimoleague. One of the jobs to be done at this time of year was cutting and saving turf for the winter’s fires. A day at the bog brought together a vast array of colour, landscapes, stories […]

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All is changed … but parish faith endures

I believed, as a young lad, that Drimoleague was a dangerous place to be a parish priest. It wasn’t because I believed the work was particularly difficult or that the people were hostile. It was due, rather, to an impression I had from my visits to the graveyard to pray for our dead. Every time […]

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