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Christmas Windows 2022


From An Sleán, A Clounmacon journal from 1985

Many local heroes remember in this poem by Garry Histon


More from a Centenary of Policing Commemorations


Christmas Displays 20232


Mattie’s Nose

A Nose That Knows

“Those who in quarrels interpose

Must oft wipe a bloody nose” — John Gay.

       With all due respect to Mr Gay one doesn’t have to indulge in pugnacious behaviour to get an injured snout. My mugshot at the top of the page is slightly out of date. I have now less hair and more jowls and I’m wearing spectacles full time. But one thing hasn’t changed; my olfactory organ still has a Grecian bend.