Eoghan Quigg appears in family tree?

Chewin’ gum for the eyes.

as Fr. Dougal might have put it regarding the X Factor. We probably should extend that to chewin’ gum for the eyes, ears and nerve ends.

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Why do I bother playing golf?

Quality approach shots at 10th hole, East Clare
Paul (19 hcap) and Tony (20 hcap) admire the three birdie opportunities on the 10th hole at East Clare

Golf is a game I enjoyed playing from a pretty early age. I actually got reasonably good at it through my teens (12 handicap). In recent years I have returned to the game only to find I’m now pretty crap at it (20 handicap). Continue reading “Why do I bother playing golf?”

Weapon of Mass Seduction

Recorded at Shay’s Studio, April 2005

You are a weapon of mass seduction.
Please let me inspect you tonight.
You are a weapon of mass seduction.
I want to inspect you tonight.

In shock and awe, I’ve been reeling for days.
Your beautiful eyes were like laser guiding rays.
In shock and awe, now I’m feeling the pain.
All this searching for contact, leaves me sad ‘n’ insane.

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Smokey Stoor Of Scariff

Recorded at Shay’s Studio, April 2005

On a fine summer’s day,
Walk the East Clare Way
See a chimney piercing the sky.
Well it blows day and night and
The smoke is black and white.
Smell the chimney, piercing the sky.

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See you again

Recorded at Shay’s Studio, April 2005

Well, it’s farewell to Ireland
I’m leaving again.
When this May morning dawns
Another parting will begin
With a sense of hope across the land
For our daughters and our sons.
For the first time in my life
I feel the healing has begun.

I want to see you again.

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