Golden Moments

Welcome to our Golden Moments section. Here you will find a random collection of stories, news, offers, reviews and events that we hope may be of interest.

 

Be inspired!

 

Le gach dea-mhéin

 

The Golden Ireland Team

 

Stories from the Bog

Date: May, June 2020   Destination: Listowel, Co.Kerry
Author: Gerard Hussey

“Are you back around?”, so was the greeting from the old fellas on the bog at Gortcureen. I knew a lot of them through my Dad, for he was of the...

Read More

SAFE ANCHORAGE

Date: May, June 2020   Destination: Castleknock, Dublin 15
Author: Joan Denihan (Mrs)

"I may be a Golden Oldie, But I try to act like young; I get up really early To make my day quite long. I hardly ever have the time To do all I'd...

Read More

Níl aon tinteán mar do thinteán féin

Date: May 2020   Destination: West Yorkshire
Author: Ann Rhodes

Here in Yorkshire they call a spade a spade. No soft ‘cocooning’ but ‘shielding’ giving an image of homes surrounded by high walls admitting...

Read More

Birdwatch

Date: May 2020   Destination: Dublin
Author: Rosa Fox

A greedy magpie rules my yard On smaller birds he’s very hard. Crouched in a spot beneath the table Shakes his feathers, preens. Is able To wheel...

Read More

Molly’s Dream

Date: May 2020   Destination: Dublin 14
Author: Ann McHugh

She was running into the sea again tonight, one squealing little boy holding tightly to each hand. They screeched in unison, body temperature...

Read More

The Old House Speaks

Date: May, June 2020   Destination: Donaghmede, Dublin 13
Author: Mary Mc Govern

"I feel it in my stones that all it is not well A plague it is upon us a virus from hell I've been here for the last two hundred years I've...

Read More

The Holiday that never was

Date: May, June 2020   Destination: Clonsilla, Dublin 15
Author: Tom Burke

The holiday was booked and paid for. Our passports were in date and travel insurance in place. On a dreary February day the thoughts of relaxing in...

Read More

The Funeral

Date: May, June 2020   Destination: Killiney, County Dublin
Author: Jean Dixon

"I went to see you today. I was lucky that the church was within the five kilometre distance that we are allowed to travel so I set off in plenty of...

Read More

GOING VIRAL

Date: May, June 2020   Destination: Portmarnock, Co.Dublin
Author: (Mr) Garry Ahern

Isolating, contemplating, Universal insulating, Re-assessing home location, Seeking wonder vaccination. Improvising, organising, Skyping, Zooming,...

Read More

PROTECTED OR REJECTED

Date: May 2020   Destination: Dublin
Author: Breda Nathan

I’ve just discovered I’ve an underlying condition. What’s definitely worse is… there is no remission. The incurable disease is commonly...

Read More