Ballyscanlon Lake, near Tramore in Co. Waterford, has featured strongly in my life since childhood. In Section Eight of Feature Writing, I describe how I was drawn back there recently on a most memorable and evocative July evening.
Archive for July, 2011
Tennis has played a very significant role in my life from a very early age and Tramore Tennis Club hold special magic for me. In Section Seven of Feature Writing, I write about the magic of Tramore Tennis Club and the continuities and changes associated with with it, and Irish tennis in general, since the early 1960s.
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Mingling among the crowds at Waterford’s Tall Ships Festival 2011, I was struck by the range of social bridges which emerged from the experience. I write about the personal memories evoked by the Festival: the connections with Waterford’s history; and the range of fascinating people with whom I was fortunate enough to meet. This post can is in Section Seven of my writings on Social Bridges.