29th June 2020-Phase 3 of “Lockdown”

I was so excited, I would be able to visit my son, daughter-in-law and 3 littlegrandchildren all under 8. They live in Claremorris, and I had last seen them onthe 2nd March, had chatted on Face time, but it’s not the same. Up early, made a batch of queen cakes with butter icing, as allContinue reading “29th June 2020-Phase 3 of “Lockdown””

The Wake “Sorry for Your Trouble”

By Marie Conlon The Wake was a custom where mourners gathered in the persons own hometo keep vigil over their dead until they were buried. It was an important part ofthe grieving process and was seen as a chance to celebrate the dead person’slife and to offer condolences and support to the family. There wereContinue reading “The Wake “Sorry for Your Trouble””