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Sunday, April 11, 2021

Thursday, April 8, 2021

ROADSIDE FLOWERS



 Growing in abundance by this roadside stream, apast Tower Hill cottages,  these Ranunculi ficaria, aka Pileworth, open fully only in bright sunshine.  An tainm as Gaeilge = Grán arcáin. Checking the number of petals is important, when identifying them. 

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Easter Sunday 2021

Few people around due to Covid-19, but Malcomson Square was brightened up with                            Tulips go-leór!


 Nearby stood a copy of the 1916 Proclamation of Independence, with the Tricolour flying overhead in memory of those who died in the Rebellion.

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SHANRAHAN CEMETERY


 Associated with St. Cathaldus (Cathal), who set out from here on a mission to Europe, ending up in Taranto, Italy; also, the burial place of the martyred Fr. Sheehy.
Read about St. Cathal at:https://www.catholicireland.net/saintoftheday/st-cathal-of-taranto-7th-8th-century/