The Irish in America

DAY 9: Favorite Silly Photo

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Near cemetery at Erke 2

Photo: Regan McCormack

 

Regan snapped this photo in 2009 – she spotted the scene in the field next to Erke cemetery in County Laois. Always makes me chuckle…

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Author: Aine

I live in Saint Paul, Minnesota. My heritage pretty much covers the map of Ireland: great-great-grandparents from Cork (Crowley, Foley, Regan), a great-great-grandmother from Clare (Quinn), a great-great-grandfather from Fermanagh (McMahon) and his wife's parents from Mayo (McAndrew), a great-grandmother from Connemara (Hannon) married to my great-grandfather from Laois (McCormack), great-grandparents from Sligo (Flannery), and a great-grandmother from Kildare (Hill). All of those people ended up in Minnesota, where my four grandparents were born. Three and four generations after my people left Ireland for America, I retain all Irish heritage. So much for the melting pot...

2 thoughts on “DAY 9: Favorite Silly Photo

  1. Hm. That pony needs to get up on that trampoline and start exercising!

    • Exactly what I thought! Immediately I pictured him on the trampoline, which really amuses me 🙂

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