Eoghan Quigg appears in family tree?

Last Updated on 18 February 2014 by gerry

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?

Last Updated on 12 December 2008 by gerry

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

Last Updated on 11 December 2015 by gerry

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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We Thought It Would Rain All Day

Last Updated on 11 December 2015 by gerry

Recorded at Shay’s Studio, April 2005

We thought it would rain all day.
Never thought we’d see the sky so blue.
We thought it would rain all day.
There’s only one thing I wanna say to you.

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Speak my mind

Last Updated on 11 December 2015 by gerry

Recorded at Shay’s Studio, April 2005

I’m losing myself, I can’t find my mind,
I can’t seem to talk anymore.
There’s things inside me that I just cannot say
And it’s tearing me up, it’s tearing me up.

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Smokey Stoor Of Scariff

Last Updated on 11 December 2015 by gerry

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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Seven Days Torture

Last Updated on 11 December 2015 by gerry

Recorded at Shay’s Studio, April 2005

There’s a balanced view on the Nine O’Clock News
It’s the BBC – it must be true
Sinn Féin are on News At Ten
It’s lip-reading time again.

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See you again

Last Updated on 11 December 2015 by gerry

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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Over the water

Last Updated on 11 December 2015 by gerry

Recorded at Shay’s Studio, April 2005

My brothers and sisters when they reached eighteen years
They caused my mammy to shed many tears.
Yes, my mammy cried when they had to decide
To go over the water.

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