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All year the flax-dam festered in the heartOf the townland; green and heavy headedFlax had rotted there, weighted down by huge sods.Daily it sweltered in the punishing sun.Bubbles gargled delicately, bluebottlesWove...

Radical reform needed at NPWS https://t.co/7n4iqXc9x8 @DublinSoil @Niall_Sargent @LiamLy @RobGMacfarlane @IncaseProject @NatureNymph @KOSullivanIT @StreamScapes @theRiverField @ellamcsweeney @EcoHealthNet @EcoEye @Groundwork9 @green @GreenNews_ie @noonan_malcolm @pippa_hackett — Paddy Woodworth (@PaddyWoodworth) July 10, 2020

Nobody in the lane, and nothing, nothing but blackberries, Blackberries on either side, though on the right mainly, A blackberry alley, going down in hooks, and a sea Somewhere at the...