Category Archives: Irish poets

Thursday Doors – Limerick City

I love castles and had planned a Thursday Doors tour of King John’s Castle in Limerick city for 2020. Unfortunately, it was a year of travel restrictions and lock downs, which meant the castle was closed to the public. Over … Continue reading

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Francis Ledwidge Irish Poet and Soldier

A tribute on Remembrance Day, 2014 Francis Ledwidge (1887-1917) Irish Poet, Francis Ledwidge, was born in¬†Slane, county Meath, into a family of little means, the eighth of nine children. His parents, Patrick and Anne¬†Ledwidge, gave their children the best education … Continue reading


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