Holidays -Sligo Ireland

Sligo/Leitrim is the area in which I grew up and as children we used to roam the mountain below which is  called Benbulben.

Picture taken from the Glencar side

 

 

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Below Glencar Waterfall which served as an inspiration to the William Butler Yeats and features in his poem ‘The Stolen Child’

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Two versions of Yeats poem of the Stolen Child

 

The picture below was sent to me by my youngest brother(R.I.P) not sure if he took the photo or not

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Below Doon Lough

My mothers ashes are scattered on the lakeshore near the pavilion. Literally a place where peace comes dropping slowly

 

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Finally a picture of my surviving brother…The race is on now to see who will last the longest

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More tomorrow

 

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Author: Old Boy

Love the past and the future but live in the present

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