How about a few possibility thinkers?

Another View –  Western People Wednesday, December 10, 2003 How about a few possibility thinkers? THANKS to all of you from all around the world who have been sharing with me through the internet their thoughts and ideas on Gaelic football in general and on Mayo football in particular. People living away from home have […]

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Haiti Fund and Ballycroy Park

Walk down a country lane Mayo heroine’s inspirational work in Haiti By Terry Reilly We had the great pleasure last week of attending a very pleasant and fulfilling reception in Castlebar when one of the county’s – and the country’s –  really great heroines, Gena Heraty, received a magnificent cheque for over 230,000 euros for […]

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Fr James Horan of Knock features in new musical for hospice

Fr James Horan of Knock features in new musical for hospice When I was researching On A Wing and a Prayer, my book about Fr James Horan and his truly amazing achievement in building Knock Airport back in the recession-hit, emigration-ridden 1980s, the words of one of his favourite songs, If I Can Help Somebody, […]

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Mayo Music and Musings and free travel in Ireland

Walk Down an Irish Lane  By Terry Reilly (for monthly column Irish American News, Ohio) A good friend, Joe Byrne from East Mayo, who has a very healthy following for his popular programme on local radio here, has done great work over the years to preserve our music, song, lore and poems.  His latest undertaking, […]

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Radio letter and abuse in Ireland

I think it is safe to say that it will be a long time before the dust settles on the human wreckage wrought by the culture of abuse inflicted so savagly by some of the religious on the many unfortunate, poor defenceless children of this country over many years. The drip feed of revelations has […]

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