'As a child I would sit on the stone wall as if hypnotised, imagining that the world ended where the moutains and the sky met and wishing I could stand at the top and touch the heavens.' This enchanting story tells of a young girl's magical childhood on a farm in the west of Ireland during the 1930s and 1940s. It looks at the mountain-village community, one that was poor, though never short of the necessities of life.
This is the story of a magical childhood on a farm in Mayo during the 1930s and early 1940s. It tells of a young girl, Marrie, and the rural community in which she lives, close to nature and in a land with little worldly wealth.