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What histories are etched into ancient stones?

Tales decayed with the fall of walls:

The sag of dynasty, the crumble of bones,

The march of ghosts through tumbled halls.

from 'Ancient Places', a poem by Ali Isaac.

The white quartz wall of Newgrange burial mound, Ireland.
Close-up of my daughter, Carys's face; sh has Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome.
Silhouette of Loughcrew burial mound, Ireland, at equinox sunrise.

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I am an author and blogger specialising in Irish mythology. Through word and image, I try to draw the human story from Ireland's landscape and tumbled stones, with a particular focus on the women history has abandoned, and legend only half remembers. 


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