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Stories Poems, Speeches & Such
I ask you to treasure the tales of Ireland. If you were told stories or poems as a child Please write them down and pass them on in your own family. It only takes a story to slip between the fingers of one generation to be lost forever...
Childhood Memories in
White Park Bay
from Sheelagh McKay
Special memories from beautiful days in a piece of Irish heaven
Jack Scoltock from Derry
A very moving account of the curse or the salvation of emigration.
The Killybegs Experience by Sara
beautifully detailed story of a trip to Killybegs, complete with recipe
The Presbyterian Cow by Hazel McIntyre
the British warship HMS Saldanha was shipwrecked in Donegal
True story of a Donegal Banshee
The Love of Naisi (told by Suzanne Neeley)
Extracts from Great Writers
Poems & Recitations
The Ballad of the Lost
Children of Tara by Suzanne Neeley
Puckan by Mattie Lennon
The Diagonal Steam Trap
Very funny tale from the shipyard that built the Titanic
Don't See Annie Anymore
by myself Owen Brennan about
childhood holidays in Donegal and a special person, My godmother.
In The Family by Betty
Man by Theresa Amies
Rain by Declan Green
Takes you back to hard times in Ireland
The Grass Widow of the North
by Margarita Vallazza explores the universal theme of a woman
being left behind with the children while her husband seeks work to send money home.
He Wishes For the Cloths of Heaven (W.B.
Let Erin Remember
By Dr. R. Emmet Kane written around the
mid to late 1800's in St. Louis about the Irish residents in a poor neighborhood
known as the "Kerry Patch"
The Glade by Caitlin Mansell
A sad but true tale told in a series of letters between a father in Ireland
and his son John who has emigrated to America
Little Pub in London
The touching tale of an Irishman a long way from home
Mark Of The Bard by Caitlin Mansell
An' Me Da (Livin' in
Drumlister) by The Reverend William Marshall.
The Irish are never in much of a hurry so many Irish men never actually got around to proposing marriage. A touching but funny poem By "The Bard of Tyrone"
Omagh August 1998
The day that changed us all, forever!
by Declan Green
Poignant poem about that day in August 1998
Place Called Ireland by
Poetry of Patrick MacGill
The Navvy Poet from Donegal
The Sick Note Comedy tale of woe
Spare Me The Lecture, Father by Kevin Taylor, one of those lovely wee poems ye'd j'st love ta' hear Kevin say himsel'.
The Time I've Lost in Wooing (Thomas Moore)
Titanic Excellent poem from County Armagh poet Peter Makem
by Tony Guerin
The Red Kettle Theatre Company
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