Posts Tagged peace

Good things happen in Drimoleague, too!

The late Pete McCarthy – author of “McCarthy’s Bar” — helped put Drimoleague, my native place, on the contemporary map even if he didn’t have much to say about it! “It is off the tourist path and I don’t think that I will be spoiling it by mentioning it, as there is nothing there for […]

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Gougane Barra has it!

It certainly seemed that way yesterday! The small island in Uibh Laoire parish, and just west of Ballingeary, enjoys a long tradition of pilgrimage. The annual Mass which in recent years is held on the Sunday after St Finbarr’s feast day (Sept 25th) draws a faithful following which this year was enlarged by the fine […]

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A peace, after Omagh bombs

We have heard all the words over the weekend. Initially, they were words which reported the terrible extent of the tragedy on Market Street, Omagh. These soon turned to words of condemnation from the people on the streets and from politicians. Today is a day of images. We are now beginning to see the faces […]

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