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A Maiden So Bewitching

Do you remember this old song?Come single belle and beau, onto me pay attention - Don't ever fall in love, it's the devil's own invention. For once I fell in love with a maiden so bewitching Miss Henrietta Bell out of Captain Kelly's kitchen - With me toora loora la, toora loora laddie,Toora loora la, toora loora laddie.Well, I've updated that song and changed…See More
Dec 22, 2018
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Dec 21, 2018
Colm Herron commented on Colm Herron's blog post A Maiden So Bewitching
"Something went wrong when I was typing in a few lines about my new novel A Maiden So Bewitching. I've tried everything I know to restore the missing words of my blog post. I'd be very grateful to anyone who could tell me how to go about…"
Dec 20, 2018
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A Maiden So Bewitching

Do you remember this old song?Come single belle and beau, onto me pay attention - Don't ever fall in love, it's the devil's own invention. For once I fell in love with a maiden so bewitching Miss Henrietta Bell out of Captain Kelly's kitchen - With me toora loora la, toora loora laddie,Toora loora la, toora loora laddie.Well, I've updated that song and changed…See More
Dec 19, 2018
Ethna Herron commented on Colm Herron's blog post The Incomparable Madge Herron
"Hi Brenda, this is Ethna Herron, also Madge's neice.  I met your father a couple of times, the first time, I think, was at Annie's funeral in Dublin (Annie was sister to Madge, Bridget and my father Connell), and then I think he came…"
Oct 19, 2018
Brenda D'Arcy commented on Colm Herron's blog post The Incomparable Madge Herron
"I would like to get a couple of copies of her book. She's my great Aunt. My grandmother Bridget and Madge are sisters. My father Hugh visited her when she was alive and took her ashes back to Fintown. My email is Brechelsea@gmail.com. "
Oct 14, 2018
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Mar 25, 2018
Colm Herron commented on Colm Herron's blog post The Incomparable Madge Herron
"Great to hear from you Ethna. You told me in Hammersmith that you were planning to go and see as much of the world as you could. I hope it went well. I had a great time looking at the videos. Thanks!  I knew about Patricia's book from…"
Mar 25, 2018
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Mar 25, 2018
Ethna Herron commented on Colm Herron's blog post The Incomparable Madge Herron
"Hi Colm This is Ethna Herron! I well remember the evening we met at the Irish Centre in Hammersmith and glad to see you have continued with your writing. I  hope you and your family are well.   I see you came across the …"
Mar 25, 2018
Colm Herron commented on Colm Herron's blog post The British Question (And How They Kept Disgracing Themselves)
"Thanks for your comment Patdee (unusual spelling!) Horrendous experience your father had. So terrible. The Brits will never learn. The ruling classes over there are dysfunctional misfits who were almost certainly sodomised in their public schools…"
Mar 6, 2018
Patdee Mullarkey commented on Colm Herron's blog post The British Question (And How They Kept Disgracing Themselves)
""But they were also guinea pigs for their reactions were being observed during the so-called Five Techniques that they were subjected to." My Father, who kept up on Ireland, told me about this many years ago when it was happening. As an…"
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A Maiden So Bewitching

Posted on December 19, 2018 at 7:00am 0 Comments

Do you remember this old song?

Come single belle and beau, onto me pay attention -

Don't ever fall in love, it's the devil's own invention.

For once I fell in love with a maiden so bewitching

Miss Henrietta Bell out of Captain Kelly's kitchen -

With me toora loora la, toora loora…

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The British Question (And How They Kept Disgracing Themselves)

Posted on January 28, 2018 at 10:00am 2 Comments

I had decided not to go on the Bloody Sunday march in Derry, my home town, because I was too frightened. I felt I had good cause. Word was that British parachute regiment was to be on duty here that day and I knew they had gone on a…

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The Israeli Occupation: Different Voices

Posted on September 27, 2017 at 7:00am 0 Comments

Very recently I heard a young Israeli called Yehuda Shaul being interviewed on Radio Ulster. Yehuda is the co-founder of Breaking the Silence, an organization that aims to expose the harsh realities of the Occupation to fellow Israelis. His words made such…

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At 1:11pm on August 21, 2016, Claire Fullerton said…

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