The “month’s mind” is a tradition still practiced in Ireland. Basically, when a loved one has passed, a requiem Mass is celebrated one month after the passing. And, the family usually gathers together after the Mass for tea and words of remembrance for the loved one. I, for one, love this idea of family comingContinue reading “The Month’s Mind”
Tag Archives: County Mayo
Meet me in Westport, County Mayo
I’ve been dreaming of gathering Star O’Brien fans together for a trip to County Mayo, Ireland and a visit to many of the places in the series. But alas travel to the Emerald Isle is still not recommended by the CDC. So since we cannot make a trip to County Mayo right now, I haveContinue reading “Meet me in Westport, County Mayo”
Cozy We Were
Just thought I’d share the view from French Hill Cottage, Ireland (featured in the Star O’Brien Mystery series) last December. Cold but crispy clear. Wishing you all a Happy and Healthy New Year!