Tag Archives: Ireland

Inspiration Among the Gravestones

Is it just me, or do all mystery writers feel at home in old cemeteries? The breeze carries stories of those whose names and dates of death are chiseled into marble headstones, tangible markers of the earthly existence of both … Continue reading

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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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