I wish my blog had a laughing button and a love button.
My father-in-law, Geoff Cronin was a raconteur with a encyclopedic memory spanning his 93 years. He sadly died in 2017 but not before he had been persuaded to commit these memories of his childhood and young adulthood in Waterford in the 1920s to the 1940s.
The books are now out of print, but I know he would love to know that his stories are still being enjoyed, and so I am repeating the original series of his books. I hope those who have already read these stories will enjoy again and that new readers will discover the wonderful colour of life in Ireland nearly 100 years ago.
At the end of the post I have added one of the audio tracks that we recorded with Geoff and if you missed the story of The Crane a few weeks ago, you can listen to this unusual fishing story…
The Digs In…
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