Marrying Up.

One of the finest things that the Irish language has over the English language is the ability to come up with a word that takes the English about twenty words to describe.  One such word is conán, or it was such a word spoken of in East Galway many years […]

The Dawning of the Day.

We had had our fill of sleep.  We had gone to bed early the previous night after a long, lazy, cold January day, surrounded by snow and ice and into our third week of sub-zero temperatures.  We had been reading newspapers, making and eating comfort food in the form of […]