Kieran Somers

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Italy 3, Brazil 2

Published on Monday 27th June 2016 by Kieran Somers

  It was a hot day.  The hottest one of the year so far.  Frank moved hurriedly along the back roads of mixed gravel and low cut hedges.  The stones... Read more

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Dust and Shadow

Published on Sunday 8th May 2016 by Kieran Somers

  There was a hard brightness about him which not all of us could see or acknowledge.  Some regarded him a dark, narrow-minded figure, with a caustic tone that was... Read more

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The Man Who Smiled

Published on Tuesday 22nd March 2016 by Kieran Somers

  I grew up with my mother and her three sisters just outside the village of Coalbrook in the Slieveardagh Hills in County Tipperary.  My aunts were unmarried, as was... Read more

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A Late Night Feast

Published on Thursday 11th February 2016 by Kieran Somers

    The boys left the senior dormitory shortly after midnight and, as quietly as possible, negotiated their way towards the back door of the school’s main building.  There were... Read more

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The Communion Suit

Published on Wednesday 9th December 2015 by Kieran Somers

Father O’Leary had issued what he said was his final ultimatum to the men standing at the back of the church and it came as no surprise to the rest... Read more

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The Scullery

Published on Wednesday 9th December 2015 by Kieran Somers

    When my father died my mother worried that there would not be enough time to make the preparations for ”˜bringing him home.’ The significance of death is an... Read more

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