'Brighten the day with sunrise and make life a time to remember.' Stephen Gill. Dreams for Sale
'The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new.' Samuel Beckett, Murphy
'It's life and life only.' Bob Dylan. It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)
An uncaring government led by an incompetent Taoiseach, a church Catholic but unChristian, avaricious bankers and developers, have
all cast shadows on our lives. But in Portlaoise and all across our battered island, the sun still rises and
life goes bravely on.