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More of Fr Bob’s Musings

More of Fr Bob’s Musings

Last month we had an account of Fr Bob Arthure’s cocooning with the good nuns at Glencairn Abbey where he has found a new interest, writing blogs. Here are some of his writings on St Carthage.    ST CARTHAGE (MOCHUDA) OF LISMORE Traditional feast day: 14 May; Liturgical feast day (since Vatican II): 15 May … Continue reading

An Irish Clachan in South Australia by Susan Arthure

An Irish Clachan in South Australia by Susan Arthure

The archaeologist Originally from Trim, County Meath, Susan Arthure has been researching a nineteenth century Irish settlement in South Australia. Her 2014 Masters thesis ‘The Occupation of Baker’s Flat: a study of Irishness and Power in 19th century South Australia’ examined the illegal settlement of an Irish community of mostly labourers and their families on … Continue reading

Mythology in the Irish Landscape

Mythology in the Irish Landscape

Thousands of commuters drive over the N4 that winds through the landscape of Contae Liatroma agus Sligeach* every day but I wonder how many take a moment to glimpse the foggy shores of Lough Arbhach and ponder the significance of the landscape. Continue reading