Entries from October 2010

Excerpt #10 from my new Liam Lynch book (out soon): The story now shifts to Cobh (renamed “Queenstown” after Queen Victoria visited there in 1849.) Annie and Dave marry in 1929 and move to Cobh, the town that I grew up in.

Published on October 30th, 2010 by Malachi

Excerpt #10 is about Cobh, the harbor town that my parents moved to in 1929 (and would live in for the rest of their lives), and the town that I grew up in. [EXCERPT # 10] 28. COBH [FORMERLY QUEENSTOWN]; “A VERY COSMOPOLITAN TOWN” 1929: it is six years later. Annie & Dave get married. […]

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Excerpt #9 from my new Liam Lynch book [–shortly to be published]: [1] Fourteen years later my mother names me after Liam Lynch –and never tells me! [2] After 85 years, the President of Ireland gives the Liam Lynch Memorial Day Speech and praises Liam. [3] Bede praises his Irish friend, St. Aidan: “A Man of Outstanding Moderation…

Published on October 21st, 2010 by Malachi

[NOTE: 1. This Excerpt [#9] links 3 separate events over some 1300 years. They all have a connection to Liam Lynch; they all have a bearing on the story. 2. In Excerpt #10, the story leaves Liam Lynch who was shot dead on April 10th 1923 and was buried in Kilcrumper Graveyard near Fermoy in […]

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Excerpt #8 from my new Liam Lynch book: Liam’s mother hears about his death; “Thank God he didn’t let down his comrades.”; What Liam felt at the end;

Published on October 16th, 2010 by Malachi

23. LIAM’S MOTHER HEARS THE NEWS: “THANK GOD HE DIDN’T LET DOWN HIS COMRADES It was a death not unexpected –and yet it was a terrible shock to Annie and to her whole family. They all loved Liam.(The Good, the True, the Mild.) Liam’s mother was stoic: Stabat Mater of Barnagurraha. [She had sensed bad […]

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