UP IN DUBLIN, KILMAINHAM GAOL

  ‘If our deed has not been sufficient to win freedom, then our children will win it by a better deed.’ Patrick H. Pearse, President of the Provisional Government of Irish Republic, Kilmainham Gaol, May 2nd 1916, later executed at 3.30am, 3rd May, by the gunshots of 12 soldiers. He was 36 years old. He […]

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GPO, PAST POST, POETRY DAY IRL

  A Poem about the GPO, Dublin’s iconic General Post Office a site that’s seen more than just letters of love in its time… for Poetry Day Ireland 27th April 2017   1 Beneath the pillars  of your past,  I posted letters  between your walls  and wondered  if they rubbed up against  the souls of your […]

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