John Anthony Brennan's Blog – November 2014 Archive (3)

The Norman Invasion of Ireland. (An excerpt from the award winning book "Don't Die With Regrets.")

Malachy Brennan, my father, was a descendant of one of two clans who arrived in Ireland approximately two thousand five hundred years ago, after separating from the larger wave of an amalgam of migrating Celts. Once in Ireland, they divided into four septs. Mal, as he became fondly…

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Added by John Anthony Brennan on November 30, 2014 at 12:00pm — 7 Comments

The Garden

A lesson on hard work. 

To the left of our house in Urker was a wilderness covered with boulders, and thorny gorse bushes. It was no more than a quarter acre, but to me, at seven years old it looked like a vast, forbidding jungle. It…

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Added by John Anthony Brennan on November 13, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

The Desert Monks

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Added by John Anthony Brennan on November 4, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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