Long, Long Thoughts

Long, Long Thoughts

THE BIRTHING By Maurice Brick On our little farm in Gorta Dubha we had for the most times, seven cows. The cows were well respected. They each had a name and a particular stall in the cowshed. We had Bó Dave which we bought from Dave a’Gabha (blacksmith), Bó Danny we bought from Danny Sheehy … Continue reading

Poetry

Poetry

The Second Wife from: The Wooing of Etain The poems in this series concentrate on the part of the legend: The Wooing of Etain, where Midir brings Etain, his new wife, home and she meets his first wife, Fuamnach. Consumed with jealousy, Fuamnach conspires against her beautiful rival. She turns her into a pool of … Continue reading