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N 11

by eyesreilly

N 11

Heading down the N11
Arrangements made, must meet at seven,
Traffics heavy on the way,
Worst of all’s that stretch at Bray.
The Sugar Loaf , that tower of rock,
Standing guard at Kilmacanogue.

Speeding on I pass the Glen,
Where hippies tried to save the trees,
The roads much wider now than then,
But now the Countrys on its knees.
Further on I glimpse the sea,
I see what state she’s in today,
The wind is coming from the West,
And so I’m off to Brittas Bay.

Past Wicklow Town the Motorway ends,
The road becomes a string of bends.
Of all the trip this is the worst,
And not a place for tyres to burst.
Some flowers are placed which loved ones tend,
where some poor soul has met their end.

I see a sign, it says Jack Whites,
And now my journeys end’s in sight.
I meet my pals, set up my gear,
I’m glad I’m fishing,
Not on the Beer.
But all too soon it’s at an end,
And I must face that string of Bends.

An hour it takes me to get home,
They’re all in bed, and I’m alone.
I pour myself a cup of tea,
And think about my night at sea.
These trips have given me much joy,
Have turned the man back to a boy .
That road that takes me to the sea,
Has now become a friend to me.
Last edited by eyesreilly on Tue Jul 27, 2010 6:26 pm, edited 2 times in total.
Species '12 (22)
Species '13 (23)
Species '14 (24) 5 Beard Rockling, Shore Rockling, Codling,Whiting, Pollock, Coalfish, Pouting, Sea Scorpion, Lesser Spotted Dogfish, Smoothound, Bass, Silver Eel, Corkwing Wrasse,Ballan Wrasse, Blenny,Turbot, Tompot Blenny, Grey Gurnard, Tope, Plaice, Poor Cod, Thornback Ray,mackeral, 3 beard rockling
Species '15 (19) 5 Beard Rockling,3 Beard Rockling, Shore Rockling, Pollock, Coalfish, Whiting, Codling, Dab ,Pouting, Corkwing Wrasse, Short Spined Sea Scorpion, Conger Eel, Dogfish, Flounder, Plaice, Smoothound, Tompot Blenny,Tub Gurnard, Herring
Species '16 (10) Dogfish, Whiting, Codling, Pollock, Poor Cod, Shore Rockling, 5 Beard Rockling,Short Spined Sea Scorpion, Ballan Wrasse, Corkwing Wrasse

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RE: N 11

by liamemac

youre a genius!!! the poems are ace brother, keep up the great work :D
Keepin' it reel

2010: 9 mackerel, 2 pollack, 10 bass, 1 coalie, 1 codling

RE: N 11

by Creep

Excellent!! That road has become my friend as well, but you put it beautiful mate well done!!! More please!!!
list 2013 (10) Ballan Wrasse, (17) Smooth Hounds (6lb, 2oz, best so far this year), (47) LSD, (2) shore Rockling, (1) Long spine scorpion, (9) flounder, (8) Dab (2)Bass (3) Mackerel (2) lance (2) Plaice (2) Pollock (1) whiting

List 2012: (83) Whitting, (2) Plaice, (20) 5 Beard Rockling, (3) Coalie, (1) 3 Beard Rockling PB 40cm, (8)Pouting, (1) poor cod, (49) LSD(PB: 3lb.2oz), (1) Shore Rockling, (2) Codling, (2) Long Spine Scorpion, (6) Pollock (25) flounder (b) (1) mackrel (1) Turbot PB19cm (10)dab (6) Smooth Hound (2) Twaite Shad, (2)Thornback Ray(PB: 4lb 5oz), (34) Mackrel (Shore), (35) Lance PB31cm, (1) pipe fish, (1)Bull Huss 3lb 150z, (1) Octopus (2)corkwing wrasse, (1) Dragonet

List 2011: 16 species (267 fish caught)

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- July 2010
N 11
   Sun Jul 25, 2010 9:27 pm
   Fri Jul 09, 2010 9:17 pm

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