Tag Archives: Ireland

A Dispatch From the Land of Storytellers

By Brenda Buchanan Though more than a month has passed since our April visit to Ireland, the experience continues to resonate. I often dream I’m there, dreams so vivid I’m surprised to open my eyes and find myself in Maine. In … Continue reading

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Family Stories of Ireland

By Brenda Buchanan As we all know, the ability to spin a good tale is a valuable thing, especially when times are tough. In the late 19th century, when my maternal grandparents were children living on the impoverished west coast … Continue reading

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