Posts Tagged: rural Ireland

New Year’s Eve

I’ve come home for New Year’s where I won’t be wearing novelty sunglasses, dodging ricocheting champagne corks, startling people with blow horns.  New Year’s Eve is a time to be surrounded by as many strangers as possible. People help fill

New Year’s Eve

I’ve come home for New Year’s where I won’t be wearing novelty sunglasses, dodging ricocheting champagne corks, startling people with blow horns.  New Year’s Eve is a time to be surrounded by as many strangers as possible. People help fill

Portrait of a Lady

‘Lissan’ refers to a patchwork of fields at the foot of a mountain, a huddle of barns containing tractor parts and turf, meandering farmsteads several generations old, three pubs, a never-dwindling population of sheep and cows, a handful of donkeys

Portrait of a Lady

‘Lissan’ refers to a patchwork of fields at the foot of a mountain, a huddle of barns containing tractor parts and turf, meandering farmsteads several generations old, three pubs, a never-dwindling population of sheep and cows, a handful of donkeys