The Old Bog Road

Every county in Ireland has its “Old Bog Road” and everyone who listens to the song will relate it to his own home place for it is a sentimental song, a song of nostalgia and homesickness written by Teresa Brayton(1868-1943), who was born in Co. Kildare, and emigrated, as many others, to America where she … Continue reading The Old Bog Road

A Good Orchid Day

The journey from home to Gortlecka Crossroads, in the heart of The Burren in Co. Clare, takes two hours and forty minutes according to the directions from Google maps and to drive there and back in one day would be a hard day indeed. The offer of travelling part of the way and taking a … Continue reading A Good Orchid Day