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Colcannon

Colcannon

.  At a charity event, in the Wicklow mountains, Martin Byrne was faced with the task of feeding 1,500 people (no, that’s not a typo) with Colcannon. What did he do? Well, I’ll tell you. Continue reading

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