Remembering 6 years in

So recently spent time back in Oldcastle for the nephews and nieces getting together at the Mas old house in Newcastle. It has been completely refurbished and now has only 2 rooms so we had campers and tents and a great week. I think Willie would have loved the banter and music and stories. He’d[…]


Hey Steph, a friend of mine raises and releases monarch butterflies. She asks for names of those who passed to honor them when it’s time for release. This one is for Willie 🧡 – Sue Fidler

5th Anniversary

5 years ago today, Willie passed. It seems like a lifetime ago and also a defining moment in our lives. There was a great celebration of his life and what he meant to us and to those he touched. In 2016 we met his daughter, Delilah who has many of his talents and who has[…]

Happy 47th

Hi little bro, Tis your birthday again. Another year older, another year wiser ! – Heh thats what I would be saying to you if you were here. Possibly not saying to you but at least texting you. But you’re not here and I miss you. I miss that I cant do that. I was[…]

15th August 2019 – Four Year Anniversary

I dont know that to say…….I just know that I still miss you Willie and even though there is that saying that time heals…..I feel like I miss you more than ever and Anto, well my heart is full of you too. I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have[…]

Three Year Anniversary – 15th August 2018

William Wordsworth Daffodils I WANDER’D lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the Milky Way, They[…]

Memories of Willie – my brother

My last long conversation with Willy was when you all visited us in Connemara as a family Maureen. Both of us were in the kitchen and he was all chat about all the other Connemara houses he had visited during that time and of course his turn of phrase was funny and he made me[…]

Memories of Willie – Skerries

When Willie started national school in Skerries he would finish baby infants at lunchtime and go to the bank to be driven home by daddy – of course on lots of occasions daddy would be in the pub and Willie would just sit in the car and wait – this tiny little boy. I looked[…]