John Anthony Brennan
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John Anthony Brennan commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Requiem for Bobby
"Nice one Richard,,,,Thanks."
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Richard R. Mc Gibbon Jr. commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Requiem for Bobby
"I care not for the thistle and I care not for the rose For when bleak winds run us whistle, neither down or crimson show But like hope to him that is friendless and no joy around is seen, Over his grave with a love that's endless, blooms…"
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"A great story about an even greater character."
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John Anthony Brennan commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Requiem for Bobby.
"Hello Norah, I was living in Lismore park at the time and remember saying the rosary every night at 6pm on the square. Dark times for sure but still vivid."
May 6
Norah McEvoy commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Requiem for Bobby.
"Sorry my comment didn't show, John. I only wondered if u were at home or abroad during the '81 Hunger Strike as ur poem is so poignant and detailed of the conditions the men/Bobby were in while still in the cells, before being moved…"
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John Anthony Brennan commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Requiem for Bobby.
"Yes Colm, he touched many hearts around the world."
May 5
John Anthony Brennan commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Requiem for Bobby.
"Thanks Mary. He was a courageous young man for sure."
May 5

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That's Just How It Was commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Requiem for Bobby.
"I remember it as well Colm... Bobby Sands picture up all over the Town.. A very special young man, who gave all he could for the country that he loved... "
May 5
Colm Herron commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Requiem for Bobby.
"I remember it all well John. It's sore to remember. After his death I bought a book of his poetry. He had to write like he had to breathe. What you've done here is special John. "
May 5

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That's Just How It Was commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Requiem for Bobby.
"What a beautiful tribute to a a man , who fought fir freedom, in his silent cell.. ."
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Requiem for Bobby

Posted on May 4, 2017 at 8:00pm 11 Comments

This is a humble tribute to a kindred spirit, poet, musician, soldier and far, far braver man than I could ever hope to be. While adhering to the ancient Gaelic ‘Brehon Law of Fasting,’ Bobby took no food or water for sixty-six days in pursuit of his quest…

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The Poet

Posted on April 15, 2017 at 6:30pm 12 Comments

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This is a personal tribute to a handful of dreamers, the brave men and women of Ireland, the poet and the grocer, the tobacconist and the piper, the…

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The Great Assembly at Tara (Part 4 of 4)

Posted on April 1, 2017 at 9:00pm 10 Comments

In the last week of July 431 A.D., Patricius left his residence at Ard Mhacha and traveled with his retinue south toward the kingdom of Midhe. He had been summoned, by royal decree, to a meeting with the reigning monarch, king Laoghaire…

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The Equinox: Sunrise in the Bru Na Boinne

Posted on March 19, 2017 at 10:00pm 2 Comments

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An equinox is an astronomical event in which the Earth's equator passes through the center of the Sun. When this happens, day and night are of equal length around the world. These were extremely important dates for the ancients…

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Comment Wall (5 comments)

At 10:20am on October 2, 2014, Seathrun said…

Hi John. Just out of the cot and heading out to work. Am a bit further North than you (NH) and the leaves are turning.

Regards

Seathrun

At 7:20pm on September 10, 2015,
Founding Member
John M. Walsh
said…

John, 

My world is enriched by having you as a Wild Geese friend.  Thanks for the invitation.

John Walsh

At 7:45pm on September 10, 2015, John Anthony Brennan said…

You are too kind John......See you soon.

At 2:53pm on October 17, 2016, ed o'toole said…

Even with having two male names it is hard to believe he is not a middle-aged woman with excess wrinkles.

I could not read his stuff, as it too hard to take him/her/it seriously.

At 9:09pm on October 17, 2016, John Anthony Brennan said…

Could you clarify whom you are addressing ed o'toole? Your comment is a bit vague 

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