Golden Moments

Welcome to our Golden Moments section. Here you will find a random collection of stories, news, offers, reviews and events that we hope may be of interest.

 

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When the Corona Virus came to our town

Date: May 2020
Author: Brian McCabe

COVID 19: When the Corona Virus came to our Town (or, the tale of my wife’s Brown Bread) Now my missus has a sister, Maria is her name She’s...

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I could have…. but

Date: May 2020
Author: Richard Owen

I could have…. but I COULD HAVE BEEN TRAVOLTA BUT I NEVER LEARNED TO DANCE. I COULD HAVE BEEN A HERO BUT I NEVER HAD THE CHANCE. I COULD HAVE...

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Cocooned

Date: May 2020   Destination: Donaghmede , Dublin 13
Author: Frank McGovern

It took the corona virus to make me realise The beauty outside the door that lay before my eyes Other springs I never noticed nor did I ever care...

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HomeBirds - Share Your Story!

Date: May, June 2020   Destination: Ireland

Golden Ireland is delighted to welcome back our popular HomeBirds Writing Competition for one last hurrah! We were heartened to receive so many...

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One Piece Missing

Date: April 2020   Destination: Baldoyle, Dublin 13
Author: Anne McDonald

She built a bird feeder, I made a jigsaw and over weeks and days we found our ways to be together, a trial run at empty nest syndrome. It’s gone...

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Butterfly

Date: April 2020   Destination: Carrigaline, Co. Cork
Author: Vivienne Foley

"Time waits for no man," Granny used to say, Yet now so much time, watching the time, how to spend time?, But time is a precious gift while we cocoon...

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The Open Window

Date: April 2020   Destination: Dewitt, USA
Author: Erin Pei

I have a magic window. It never used to be this way. Or rather I kept it closed and the curtains obscured the view. Especially now to hide the...

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Bliss it was that dawn to be alive, but to be Ninety was very heaven

Date: April 2020   Destination: Dalkey, Co Dublin
Author: Margaret Power

Dear Bill, Today, March 20, 2020, is momentous, not just for you, but for me, our children, your family, and friends. You are celebrating your...

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AT LAST ………………..

Date: April 2020   Destination: Ennis, Co Clare
Author: Nuala Kennedy

2009 Retired. Ten years collecting documents, photographs, newspaper cuttings, mortuary cards, visiting cousins for a morsel of information, while...

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In the Time of Covit-19

Date: April 2020   Destination: Dublin
Author: Mary Melvin Geoghegan

In the Time of Covit-19 There's a letter in the Irish Times urging us listen - to that starling up in Letterkenny perched on the cowl of a...

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