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Fishing in Beara – Childhood Memories

Fishing in Beara – Childhood Memories

| December 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The following is extracted from my book Klondike House: Memories of an Irish Country Childhood and tells the story of the time my father taught me to fish in our local river in Beara, West Cork. It’s one of my fondest childhood memories. During the hot and idyllic summers of my childhood, the Kealincha River […]

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A Poem for Saint Patricks Day

A Poem for Saint Patricks Day

| March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

I’m a huge fan of the late Seamus Heaney, one of Ireland’s greatest poets. His poems about life on the land struck a cord with me, there was so much truth and beauty in them. My favourite would have to be his classic “Digging”. I liked it so much, I included it in my book […]

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Klondike House Available

Klondike House Available

| November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Praise for Klondike House “As you read this book you will be in the company of someone whose childhood was interwoven into the fabric of West Cork and who still loves the soul of his own place.” – Alice Taylor, author of To School Through The Fields. “The author has a wonderful ability to engage […]

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