O Cruel Death! At the Hill of Slane

A cheerful piece of verse, found on a headstone in Co. Meath…

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‘O cruel Death, you well may boast
Of all tyrants thou art the most
As you all mortals can Control
The Lord have Mercy on my soul’

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Writer, photographer, environmental campaigner and "known troublemaker" Dave Walsh is the founder of Blather.net, described both as "possibly the most arrogant and depraved website to be found either side of the majestic Shannon River", and "the nicest website circulating in Ireland". Half Irishman, half-bicycle. He lives in southern Irish city of Barcelona.