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Caherglissane strikes…Lead! 1850

https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ The South Australian Register Thursday 27th June, 1850 The Galway Vindicator says:- ‘Considerable excitement prevails in the neighbourhood of Gort by the discovery of extensive lead mines at Caherglissane, containing a larger percentage of silver than the celebrated mines in South America, and far surpassing anything at present known in her Majesty’s British dominions. … Continue reading

Banshee Lament – 1909

https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ THE INTERMOUNTAIN CATHOLIC, NOVEMBER 20, 1909 THE BANSHEE LAMENT The Banshee is famale fairy attached to ancient Irish houses. Her province is to foretell the near approach of death or disaster to members of the family by mournful wailings or unearthly cadence. Every ruling house had its own supernatural retainer. During centuries of invasion … Continue reading

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