The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #2222   Message #8966
Posted By: Martin Ryan
18-Jul-97 - 07:51 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The Two Conneelys (Christy Moore)
Subject: RE: Two Conneelys

Having just had a week of songs/tunes at the Willy CLancy Festival in Clare, I went to Inishmaan in the Aran Islands to recover. I sat in Synge's Chair! Its a view- point over the sound between Inishmaan and Inishmore, the next Island.The playwright J M Synge is supposed to have loved the spot when he stayed on the island years ago.

Connor's fort is a "dun" or stone fort of early christian (?) origin.