A light cover of snow lay on the mountain and the air had a wintery chill
And the cold damp winds of January blew across Clara hill
As we climbed up towards the wooden cross Jerry and John Mahony, Donal Hickey and I
A memory to remember until the day I die.
The Mahonys had their working dog Sandy with them and Donal had Jerry his cattle dog
And the climb up through the snow clad bracken for Schoolboys a hard old slog
The dogs bored without a fox or hare to chase suddenly commenced to fight
For Jerry a bloodless victory though not a pretty sight. [read more …] “A Day On Clara Hill”
Joanne, 16, from Millstreet, Co Cork, was honoured by the United Nations last April for the incredible courage and determination she has shown in defying her disability.
Joanne told the Sunday Independent that while she is “shocked and very disappointed”, she will not let the controversial IFB decision scuttle her project.
The documentary — entitled No Limbs, No Limits — was axed after the IFB said it did not believe the project had [read more …] “Film Board pulls plug on film about Joanne”