Folklore

John McCullagh January 7, 2005

Petie had no memory of Road Bowls or ‘Bullets’ from the Thirties though County Armagh has a strong tradition in this field of sport.

John McCullagh January 5, 2005

I earlier mentioned that the life and fortunes of Dostoyevsky – and one of my own line – was ruined from gambling.  This is a tale of a Planter of these parts who ruined himself from the same addiction.

John McCullagh January 3, 2005

Sam Woods of Ballinalack was on his way home from Newry one time in his horse and cart when he came upon an old woman lying as dead in the middle of the road.  It was Mary Kelly.

John McCullagh January 3, 2005

Just to keep you on the right side this Yuletide, remember NOT to take down the Christmas decorations before Jan 6th (the 12th day)