During those college years, I shared houses with a few lads from Mayo. Maybe because of them, the buses home from the Quays at the weekends, the impending emigration, or for whatever reason, the name of the Coillte Come Home Festival took up some shelf space in my mind and has remained since.
It is said that Kiltimagh gave its name to the expression ‘Culchie’.
This sculpture in Kiltimagh brought that memory back to the fore when I saw it last year.
I did mention that there would be more from Kiltimagh
‘Got a brother in Boston