Late Mary Burke (nee Williams)

It is with the deepest sorrow that we record the passing of Mary Burke (nee Williams), Byrneville and formerly Fitzgerald Terrace, Dungarvan, County Waterford.  Mary passed away peacefully on the 30th of January and is predeceased by her husband Michael, son Gary, parents Timothy and Ellen, brother Tom and sister Margaret O’Mahony. Mary is deeplyContinue reading “Late Mary Burke (nee Williams)”

Accept The Challenge

Until recently, my urge to write deserted me. Whenever I did put something together, it seemed rather strained, and so I did not write very often. Now, I’m back in a better groove and the writing will likely flow more freely. A little puzzle for you.. . See can you find the football, the twoContinue reading “Accept The Challenge”

Coming Out: I can’t Update My Name Right Now

This post was written in 2016 on my old Kilcaroon blog, and I’m reposting it here once again for clarity. It’s time. I’ve had this post in the back of my mind for the past thirty-something years, and now the time is right—time for me to put on paper my long regret in order forContinue reading “Coming Out: I can’t Update My Name Right Now”