. To this day, we have a saying in Irish ‘Bhí togha gacha bí agus rogha gacha dí le fail ann’, The finest of every food and the choice(st) of every drink was to be had there. This is believed to originally date from bards of one to two thousand years ago. As a chieftain or king, one’s reputation had to be maintained, or enhanced and these ‘songs of praise’, so to speak, were pivotal in this regard.
The Irish language thriving in Australian soil.
Irish Language classes in Sydney, and history and archeology in Penrith and the Blue Mountains.
the book is beautifully produced and illustrated
Beauty and personal sovereignty – every moment spent in acknowledging beauty is an act of liberation: It is the act of breaking down the walls that separate us from beauty that truly releases us to experience freedom.
Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.’