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Eagles of Eragail, poem.

By |May 29th, 2015|

Eagles of Eragail, poem.

I was part of the writers retreat group that you took to Mt. Eragail, organised by  Sean and Columbia Hillen. As an assignment we had to write a creative piece about our experience while walking  and listening to Seamus. I thought you might like to see Eragail through an Aussie’s eyes based […]

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Flesh-eating plants and Pagan wishing stones,

By |May 24th, 2015|

Flesh-eating plants and Pagan wishing stones, all in a day’s work Sean Hillen Kansas City International Travel Examiner with www.walkingdonegal.net 

St Begleys kneeling stone Gortahork, Flesh-eating plants and Pagan wishing stones, all in a day’s work Sean Hillen Kansas City International Travel Examiner

     March 27, 2014 Flesh-eating plants, soaring eagles and Pagan […]

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Owencarrow Viaduct disaster

By |February 10th, 2015|

Owencarrow Viaduct disaster,

The building of the Owencarrow Viaduct, 1903 The building of the Burtonport extension was a great engineering challenge with little machinery or electric power, It was 100% manpower and horse power … No jack hammers, air compressors or jcb’s. Dynamite was used to blast the huge cuttings…. Another of their problems was to […]