Saturday, March 17, 2012
Erin go bragh
Above is the lighthouse on Inishtrahull (Inis Trá Tholl, Island of the Hollow Beach, I think). Years ago when I was sailing out of Holy Loch Scotland, Inishtrahull was our landfall light when returning from patrol in the Atlantic. It's the northernmost landfall of both Irelands, and part of county Donegal, from which my family originates.
To all of Ireland and to all the Irish; Gael and Saxon, Catholic and Protestant, Pagan and Jewish, upon the Isle and abroad, by birth, by descent, by marriage or by choice. Have a safe, peaceful and blessed St Patrick's Day.