My friend Matthew McGrath of Rostrevor has recorded a CD which includes a lovely song, his own composition, Spirit of the Village. This tells how he was personally affected on seeing the Deserted Village on the slopes of Slieve More in Achill Island.
The tradition of the St Brigit’s Cross also reaches back to Pre-Christian times (when it was made of straw). In Irish folklore rushes were associated with childbirth and were laid down when a woman was giving birth…
It is said that St Bridgit went to confession to St Mel, who pronounced the formula for the consecration of a bishop in place of absolution. From this derives the tradition that Bridgit was herself a bishop.
Dear Technical Support, Last year I upgraded from Boyfriend to Husband and almost immediately noticed a distinct slowdown in overall system performance, particularly in the Flower and Jewellery applications which formerly operated flawlessly under Boyfriend.
John Bowman (RTE Reporter for decades) has favourable mention of Newryman, the late great Frank Hall, an early stalwart of the emerging RTE TV channel, in his recent blockbuster history of that channel entitled ‘Mirrors and Windows’.