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Friday in Dromahair by Ann Treacy
June 10, 2008, 2:06 pm
Filed under: Dromahair

This weekend we visited friends in Dromahair – the Jordans: Paul, Mary, Cliona (7), Imogen (6), and Lochlann (2). We had a great time. Dromahair is about 10 miles outisde Sligo – so we were knee deep into WB Yeats county. Aine summed up our weekend best on the train home – we hadn’t even left the station and she said, “I miss those guys.”

We took the train up on Friday afternoon. It’s 3 hours from Dublin to Sligo. Paul and his dad were nice enough to pick us up at the station. We had some food and then the grownups headed out to the pub. We were sad to see that it was open mic night, not tradition music at the pub but that was OK. Dromahair is a small town. Paul and Mary have lived there for a few years so we got to meet a few people in the pub, which is always fun.

I forgot to mention that they live in the old parsonage – it’s beautiful but best of all (for Patrick’s sake) is that apparently Yeats actually spent a night there. So we were sleeping with the ghosts of famous people.


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I am trying to trace my ancestors and I found one from Dromahair. What a beautiful place!
Pamela” Roark” Beard

Comment by Pam Roark Beard

It is gorgeous. We have friends there so we’ve been luck to visit a couple of times. It’s definitely worth the trip!

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