Monday 20 November 2017

There’s nothing like home sweet home

However much you travel, home will always be with you

Con Houlihan
Con Houlihan

Con Houlihan

If you are ever thinking of writing a book about homesickness, you might read a letter that appeared in the Cork Evening Echo.

It read as follows: "I was often told that the people in the Southside are cold. Now, since I got married, I know it. Every morning I look towards Blackpool and I cry."

The remarkable aspect of this letter was that it wasn't a case of 'name and address with the editor' -- the girl gave her full name and address. Blackpool was only a few miles away, but that didn't matter.

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