McCain's Corner

Essays on the state of the World, on Ireland, and on my native Mississippi, all from my perspective at McCain's Corner
Added: July 01, 2009
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Fairies and the Old Faith

Walking up to the summit of LoughcrewThis photo taken on the same day as we had the strange experience at Loughcrew in County Meath, at Slieve na Callí, which is the main hill at the site. It is the abode of Béara, who is a Bean Sí (fairy ...

Why 'McCain's Corner?'

McKane's CornerThe story of why and how I call my blog McCain’s Corner goes back to the McCains that stayed in Ireland, in Donegal, when my branch of the family migrated to Colonial America.  I had, from my childhood, been fascinated with ...

John Wayne, Scots-Irish Icon

In one interview in the early 1950's John Wayne described himself as 'just a Scotch-Irish little boy.' John Wayne, or as he was known before his fame, Marion Morrison, was born in Winterset, Iowa. His family emigrated from County Antrim, ...

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