1928

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Three wishes – 1928

Nenagh Guardian 15th September, 1928 p.5 The Three Wishes In Iniscaltra’s holy fane, Once in the long ago, In pious converse sat, their hearts With love of God aglow, Kevin, the abbot of the Isle, From penance worn outright, And he whom still Confert reveres, Cumain the erudite; And, with them, Guaire, Connaught’s King, To … Continue reading

From the Burren – 1928

Connacht Sentinel 10th January, 1928 p.4 No hint, no touch of grim utility, Earth’s busy functions sleep abandoned here; Corn-grower, root-grower, nourisher of grain, All are forgotten, nakedly austere. Nought but herself, her inmost core, survives, Stripped to the elements; enskyed and pure, Remote, and stern, and coldly sanctified; And therefore, Burren hills, to me … Continue reading

Galway – 1928

Galway Oliver St. John Gogarty A gray town in a country bare, The leaden seas between, When light falls on the hills of Clare And shows their valleys green, Take in my heart your place again Between your lake and sea, O city of the watery plain That means so much to me! Your cut-stone … Continue reading

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