Saturday 18 August 2018

Remembering spalpeens who built Teampul na mBocht

Eoghan Harris cartoon July 29
Eoghan Harris cartoon July 29
Eoghan Harris

Eoghan Harris

To be too far ahead is to be alone. As I found out over the past 40 years whenever I wrote about evangelical Irish-speaking missionaries, RIC men and Protestant victims of the Old IRA.

But decent people are doing their best to swim against the tide and more and more I meet kindred spirits, as I did last Sunday evening in Skibbereen.

Sitting into my car outside Costcutter filling station, I was accosted by a fine-looking man who asked me if I was the guy who sometimes wrote about the past in the Sunday Independent.

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