"I watched him intently…and by this stage I could hardly breathe"
Mairead takes us back to a family holiday on the Antrim coast. With the car packed and the children strapped in they set off for their cottage seaside retreat...
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Name: Arthur O Quinn
Comment: Mairead:It was a thrill to listen to your excellently related story.Indeed,Charlie McAuley painted beautiful pictures of a bye-gone rural life especially in the Glens of Antrim. Try and acquire "Days of the Corncrake" with paintings by Charlie and poems by John Hewitt who had a holiday cottage in the Glens.You,Tom and family would return to it time after time.
Continue to appreciate Charlie's wonderful Connemara scene.Good luck;Arthur,Omagh.
Name: Denise O'Neill
Comment: I wonder if you would pass on my thanks to Mairead for telling such a beautiful and real story. I caught her story just by chance. She described my great uncle so clearly - I could have closed my eyes and been there too. Thank you again.
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