Moneenageisha Harbour, Lough Atalia

No-one comes here now with currachs
Rowed by men old and young
Bringing the turf to and from the islands
Serenaded by the Gaelic tongue
That itself is rarely spoken
As the cars whizz on by
Progress, and the endless march of time
Blithely given as the reasons why…

The video was recorded for Longford Writers Group contribution to Poetry Day, Ireland.

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