Sean Walsh

I live in Dublin, Ireland. Sometimes. Most times I live in my head, quite unaware of my surroundings – if you know what I mean… If you succeed in tracking Sean Walsh, please let me know, ok? I've been searching for him for years…

Drama at Easter…

Published on Tuesday 20th March 2018 by Sean Walsh

  You’d be mad to miss it!

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A New Take on an Old Story…

Published on Monday 12th March 2018 by Sean Walsh

The young woman who reputedly made her way through the crowds lining the way to Calvary and wiped the face of Jesus with a cloth. Later, she found the facial image of the Nazarene embedded on it. Traditional? Indeed. Devotional? Doubtless. But without foundation in Scripture. Was there such a person? Unlikely. Her very name – True Image – Vera...

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Jenny Walsh nee Byrne… my Mum.

Published on Friday 2nd March 2018 by Sean Walsh

A random quote: “I never went to school but I met the scholars!” In many ways she was way ahead of them! “Could buy and sell yis…” Her lore was of the earth – good, rich soil – her turn of phrase, earthy. In the University of Life she graduated, summa cum laude…   “And Mammy working the pub, trying to make...

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The Uncertain Future of Catholic Ireland.

Published on Sunday 25th February 2018 by Sean Walsh

The College Chapel at St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, has 454 carved oak stalls for seminarians and priests. They run in serried ranks down the length of its nave, making it the largest choir chapel in the world. The church itself is a masterpiece of Gothic Revival, and the ceiling of the church offers a kind of visual catechism, taking worshippers...

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Paris: My First Visit

Published on Monday 29th January 2018 by Sean Walsh

Taken by a young Parisienne, passing by. I caught her eye, offering my camera and she duly obliged. Lovely. I was about to, to… when her boy friend appeared from nowhere. She frowned – I swear she frowned – shrugged… turned away… I followed her with my eyes as she walked beside him – noting poise, balance, curvature… Then turned...

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