July 2017

Monthly Archives

  • The Táin Trail …….. By bicycle

    This is the trail followed by Queen Maeve of Connacht as she set about her great cattle raid to Cooley in north Louth. Her intention was to bring home the Donn Cuailgne the Brown Bull of Cooley.  Queen Maeve is a mythical figure, a warrior queen who according to her name intoxicates those whom she […]

  • Memories of Donabate Dramatic Society

    My first memory of my own involvement with the society must be from the late 1950’s. I remember a Miss Keane who taught me in Donabate national school bidding me to carry a message to father Moynihan the priest in Donabate. He was Donabate Dramatic society. What made it so unique is that it was […]