The West's Awakeby Cormac MacConnell
Cormac is a novelist, journalist and columnist. "The West's Awake" is a big hit with Irish Voice readers.
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The West's Awake for August 2012
Friday, August 17, 2012 at 09:20 AM
Old wise local ghosts whisper in my ear that the Quinns are the salt of the Earth.