The fashion-conscious enjoy skin-tight slacks and a healthy tan. Politicians talk of nuclear…
Originally posted 2005-02-21 00:00:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
The Ring of Gullion, measuring roughly twenty-six miles by eleven and comprising some 15,000 hectares is defined topographically by the hills of the ring dyke.
The formation is practically unique globally and is thought to date originally to at least fifty million years ago at a time of great plate tectonic movement, when a collision of two massive plates may have dislodged into the earth’s mantle an enormous pluton that had intruded into the bottom of the crust at this point.
Originally posted 2005-06-07 12:51:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
We lately made reference to the ‘Ancient Britons’ – (S Moninna and Killeavy…
An editorial in the Dundalk Democrat of 21 July 1860 decried the miserliness…
When the most powerful chief in Gaelic Ireland, Hugh O’Neill, who had taken the English title of Earl of Tyrone, submitted to Lord Mountjoy, the Queen’s Lord Lieutenant at Mellifont Abbey in Louth in the early 17 th century, the English Conquest was all but complete.
Originally posted 2005-03-14 21:35:44. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
That winter night round the blazing turf,
The children on the hobs, the talk ran on
Most from the farmer and his sister Kitty
His wife not holding much with superstitions,
To rhyme and ramble through familiar stories
Of ghosts and fairies, witches, blinks and spells.
Originally posted 2005-08-14 00:00:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
‘Finn McCool was on the mountain this day with he’s wife, which of them I won’t be sayin’, for they do tell me he had more than one. An’ he was sore put about when he heared that the Scotchman wus comin’ an’ he jist after a wakeness of sorts an’ still shaky on his pegs. He’s wife though had her wits about her.
Originally posted 2004-03-29 00:00:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Soon after our arrival in
Originally posted 2006-08-27 00:06:38. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
When I was a youngster back home in Newry, a lot of enjoyment was spent on ‘The Rocks’ in
Originally posted 2006-01-14 11:30:44. Republished by Blog Post Promoter