October 13, 2012

The Irish relationship with death

Up below we live - The Irish relationship with death and the finest writers, James Joyce and Paddy Kavanagh included

Then there is the Irish and their relationship with death which always fascinates. I know many a professional wake attendee, my father included.  Talking recently with a friend, the singer and All-Ireland tin whistler Kevin Guerin, he asked how the parents were.

“I haven’t seen your Dad in a while,” said the Clare man. “No one died lately.”
Posted by Jill Fallon at October 13, 2012 10:40 AM | Permalink