We conclude, with this item, our series on the murder of Pearl Gamble by Robert McGladdery on Saturday 28 January 1961. Today is the forty-sixth anniversary of that fateful night. Had this terrible fate not befallen her,
Originally posted 2007-01-25 20:49:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Here you will find the best places to visit in Ireland. These are…
The centre of the S Armagh
Originally posted 2005-11-30 10:14:13. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Our teenspeak of old, in reference to some calamity that had befallen a…
‘It was Sammy McNally what did it He was never done swinging the…
‘Fools rush in’, they say, and here’s this fool rushing in again with his predictions for the Amateur Dr
Originally posted 2006-03-30 13:53:53. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
‘.. there was no central heating in houses. In our house there was a big range .. like a modern Aga .. that heated the kitchen. There was no heat in our bedrooms at all .. so we had to have hot water bottles in bed. You looked after your bottle. There weren’t many then, like there is today.
Originally posted 2006-04-07 00:00:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
I’m thinking it must be word-and-idea association that drives me! Anna Belle spoke of Ballinliss and that brought to mind another past-pupil of that tiny school.
John McNally of Ballinliss, Killeavy spent twenty years gold-mining and prospecting in
Originally posted 2006-05-07 00:50:28. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
The only school in the district was a one-room Protestant school two miles away. Our parents were reluctant to send us but keeping up with our ‘larnin” was more important than religious persuasion so off we went, Sally and I!
Originally posted 2006-09-10 14:29:38. Republished by Blog Post Promoter