at least it doesn't have cannons

A visit to Youghal reveals tiny Vikings, the miracle of birth, bastard half brothers of the king, and tasty treats. Among other things.

Chip Butties and Other Naughty Bits

You can't turn around in Ireland without bumping into history.  Sometimes it's stuff that is brand new to the listener and has no emotional "hook", as it were.  Other times, it involves well known characters

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A beautiful grave marker in Tuam, Co. Galway, Ireland.

Featured photo: Celtic cross

Tuam, Ireland Moss covered grave marker, or marcóir uaigh, outside St. Mary's Cathedral in Tuam, Co. Galway, Ireland.   Beautiful carvings.   Interestingly, and despite the name, St. Mary's Cathedral is Anglican/Presbyterian, rather than Catholic. 

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