Der Kiely, Lislehane, Cullen

The death has occurred of Diarmuid (Der) Kiely, Lislehane, Cullen, Cork. Passed away, peacefully, in University Hospital, Kerry, on 22nd of November, 2019. Beloved brother of the late Eilis, Sean, Conor and Martin. Deeply regretted by his sisters Maureen, Anne and Sheila, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Lying in repose in the Church of the Nativity, Cullen, on Sunday evening from 5.30pm to 7pm. Requiem Mass on Monday at 12 noon burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. No flowers, by request. Donations, in lieu, to Institute of Christ the King, Limerick. House strictly private, please. [rip] [f]

[read more …] “Der Kiely, Lislehane, Cullen”

In November In Millstreet

It is cold, wet and windy today near the Town of Millstreet
Near where Finnow the white river and the Blackwater meet
No cattle in the bare fields they are in farmyard sheds eating silage or hay
On the dying days of Autumn on this November day

Brown storm water flowing fast in every field drain
And old Clara half cloaked in the grey fogs of rain
Strong gales from the Boggeraghs howling in the bare trees
And the weather temperature just above zero degrees

With Summer just a memory and Winter quite near
November in Duhallow is a cold and wet time of year
A lot of overcast sky and little sunshine
And a weather temperature average of just above zero to nine  [read more …] “In November In Millstreet”