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An Ordinary Woman Who Lived An Extraordinary Life

A profile of Bridget H. Murray, my mother. By Eileen Murray Bridget Harriet Collier filled the world with many things since she came into it on Tuesday, September 9, 1924: humor, kindness, love. Perhaps the only thing she was short on was complaints about the hardships she faced while raising her family. It’s why herRead more..

Galway Girl

The Transatlantic Connection That Inspired a Tribal Anthem: An encounter in Galway 20 years ago led Steve Earle to write one of his most beloved songs. Today, the connection between this small Irish city and Americana music remains. β„˜β„˜β„˜ Walking along the Claddagh Quay, I turned toward the Salthill Promenade as an onshore gust whippedRead more..