C IS FOR CORK, REPUBLIC OF IRELAND

A STORY OF CONFLICT IN CORK, IRELAND ‘The bastards wouldn’t let us put out the fires. The city has burnt to the ground.’ ‘Sit down, Conor, please.’ Imogen pleaded with her husband. ‘You’ll wake the baby.’ ‘It won’t end now. The Republicans will want revenge. They’ll hit back harder. I saw Jimmy heading away with … Continue reading C IS FOR CORK, REPUBLIC OF IRELAND

GOD BLESS THE CAUSE FOR WHICH I DIE

The St. Patrick’s Day celebrations were over. An old drunk started singing ‘The Dying Rebel.’ 'I never would have thought those songs would be anything but historical,’ said the red-haired woman. 'I never thought they’d put up a border posts across Ireland again,' the man replied. He looked at the woman. 'We need to make … Continue reading GOD BLESS THE CAUSE FOR WHICH I DIE