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Posted on June 16, 2022 at 8:30am 5 Comments 3 Likes
One morning, in late summer, a young boy set off eagerly, on his journey of life. Brimming with excitement, his eyes shone with innocent anticipation. He was going to school for the first time! He was going to learn new and wondrous things! The boy had dreamt and looked forward to this day for as long as he could remember, And…Continue
Posted on June 9, 2022 at 9:30am 1 Comment 2 Likes
During a nostalgic trip to Dublin City, Ireland in June 1971, I found myself in the delightful St. Stephen's Green, a welcome oasis in that bustling, cosmopolitan city. The park is sited not far from the Four Courts building, which sits on the north bank of…Continue
Posted on May 27, 2022 at 12:16pm 11 Comments 4 Likes
In France, during the reign of King Henry IV (1589-1610), a series of recurring religious conflicts erupted and grew so violent they became known as the Wars of Religion. The war was between the ruling Catholics and a…Continue
Posted on May 5, 2022 at 12:00am 11 Comments 6 Likes
On this day 5th May 1981 a daring political statement was made when a young man died while adhering to the ancient Irish Brehon law of “Troscad.”
The phenomenon known as ‘troscad’ (translated as ‘hunger strike’) is nothing new in Irish society. It predates Christianity, which swept Ireland in the mid-5th…Continue
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.
My world is enriched by having you as a Wild Geese friend. Thanks for the invitation.
You are too kind John......See you soon.
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.
Could you clarify whom you are addressing ed o'toole? Your comment is a bit vague
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