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Thursday, September 22, 2022

Hospice Coffee Morning 22nd Sept. 2022


L to R:  Peggy Comerford, Biddy Hanlin and Ann Nolan - volunteers at the centre, also Nellie O'Sullivan, one of the early  contributors.


 Another early contributor was Marion O'Neill.

Sunday, September 11, 2022

The late Mikey Joe Tangney


The death has occurred of Mikey Joe Tangney, Black Valley, Co. Kerry, in a Kenmare nursing home yesterday.  Full details on rip.ie.


Mikey Joe was extremely well known to scores of Waterford and Tipperary people from Waterford An Óige, Comeragh Mountaineering Cub, also Waterford and Carrick Camera Clubs. over a lengthy period from approx. 1971, who visited Black  Valley, and stayed in the local hostel.  Ar dheis Dé go raibh sé! 



Pleasant memories of a trip I organised from Carrick Camera Club thirteen years ago.

Friday, September 9, 2022

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Sunday, August 21, 2022

VIKING DAY 2022


A belt, Viking style.  Handwoven, like the Irish Crios, all the rage in the 1960s and later. Check out the word on Google for further information.


                                                



                                                       

                                                                                               

                                                                                    

                                                                                                                                                                      








End of series.

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Roscommon Roadside Art


 

There is much to read about the battle at:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Curlew_Pass
Also known by it's original Irish name:  Corrshliabh Pass.

Saturday, August 13, 2022

Lismore antiquity:

 



Part of 'THE TOWERS' signposted area off the Lismore to Killarney road. Parking and picnic tables provided. Two to three miles from Lismore. 

(Over seventy of my pictures also on Facebook. Simply search my name!).

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

The ALLTOGETHERNOW FESTIVAL 2022



























                                                                                                                                             

Mikey helping out, as the thousands start to arrive. 


One unfortunate visitor from N.I. had to be towed to the festival site, having suffered a mechanical breakdown along the way. 

End of series. 


Boatstrand Storm