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Sean Coughlan “Green Flag”

By Tommy Walsh (1997) Kathleen Ni Houlihan your road’s a thorny way, And tis a faithful soul would walk the flints with you for aye Would walk the sharp and cruel flints until his locks grew gray. The above verse could very well be attributed to the man about whom I am to write now and who I had the… Read more →

The Good Old Days at the Building Gate

By Patrick McNamara (1997) When the long evenings came in the 40s there used to be 25 to 30 boys at the “Building Gate”. One and sixpence from the older lads and 4 pence from the younger ones was collected for a football; the price of the ball was collected in two evenings. The football was bought on the big… Read more →

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