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Thoughts from Hollywood

I’ve moved on from Connemara – to Hollywood: In Hollywood I long to be, no, not the place across the sea, But in County Wicklow, Ireland’s lovely garden, Where no pretenders will you find, but decent people warm and kind, And flocks of friendly sheep into the bargain. This is from the song Changing your… » read more

Connemara and Europe

The tourists here in Connemara this week are mainly French and German. Many French people have a very specific knowledge of the region and I suppose most French people have heard of the place from the song “Les Lacs de Connemara” sung by Michel Sardou. The fact that President de Gaulle loved Connemara was no… » read more