What was Irish about Brian Bourke? Of course, he had the name and the face, a map of Ireland.
Nijinsky is perfectly balanced.’
The man spoke. I had never seen him, never heard of him before, but boy did he make me laugh.
Even if I can’t read or write
I can imagine sun flooding a page.
I peel back happiness from the soil,
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 …
After all the excitement of the Rising, he worked doggedly to help people who had been part of it.
O’Reilly never wavered nor deviated from his primary goal of a free Ireland.
My family lived in cramped conditions in an area of inner Dublin that was a historical wonderland. None of this was at that time significant to my young mind….
A move to Canberra, squire to proof reader, squire’s wife to a cleaner, life was not easy.