Monthly Archives: June 2013

In memory of my mother Lanna McNamara who passed away earlier this year …

‘1948’  written on a black and white photograph I wonder how you would have felt on the day that photograph was taken if you had known that you would lead a generous and mostly healthy life that all your crises … Continue reading

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Another great night of poetry, prose and music at North West Words

Just spent a lovely evening at North West Words arts night in Cafe Blend,  Letterkenny. Featured writers were Susan Millar DuMars and Anne Marie Gallagher, with a highly enjoyable open mic section. The variety of themes and styles from tonight’s … Continue reading

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The Glass Album Exhibition shows first photographs ever used as evidence in an Irish court

An exhibition showing the first photographs ever to be used as evidence in an Irish court will be held in Donegal County Museum. This is the first time the photographs have been displayed since they were taken in Donegal in … Continue reading

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Celebrating 150 years of Benmore’s redwood avenue with 150 new poems

Over at ‘Walking With Poets’ they are gathering 150 short poems inspired by and in celebration of the planting of 50 sierra redwoods 150 years ago in 1863. The trees were planted to create a redwood avenue at Benmore Royal … Continue reading

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Daggerville Games writing competition

I was delighted to get an email saying I had won the May flash fiction competition on the theme of ‘The Locked Room.’ https://www.facebook.com/notes/daggerville-games/competition-winner-may-2013/478672575544313 This is a monthly, free writing contest, with a prize of a $50 Amazon voucher. As I … Continue reading

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