But at seven he was sent to live with his grandmother and go to school at Louth, about ten miles away.
So the years passed, and one day the two boys, Charles and Alfred, resolved to print their poems, and took them to a bookseller in Louth. He gave them 20 pounds for the manuscript, but more than half was paid in books out of the shop.
Ulster Qualifier Rd 1 ANTRIM bounced back from their Ulster Championship exit to dump 13-man Louth
out of the qualifiers in Drogheda.
In fact, the 2010 All-Ireland finalists will return to Division Two if they even draw with Louth
in Newry due to their superior head-to-head record with Westmeath.
DEAN WHARAM returned to the Emley fold and duly delivered a well taken hat trick as Louth
were routed 4-1 to extend the unbeaten run to six with a fourth successive win at the Welfare Ground.
Referee Martin Sludden was attacked by angry Louth
supporters after the Tyrone official had allowed a controversial Meath goal in the dying seconds of the match, denying the Wee County their first provincial title in 53 years.
, 44, told police he thought he would go to prison for 20 years.
heaped yet more agony on basement battlers Wicklow with an all too easy win in Div 2A of the National Football League at Aughrim yesterday.
Marie and County Louth
, the Town Of Dundalk, the Louth
County Enterprise Board, and the Newry and Moume Enterprise Agency -- all of which were represented at Trade Bridge 2001.
v Antrim Tonight, Gaelic Grounds, 7pm LOUTH
boss Wayne Kierans (above) didn't hide his disappointment at the lack of quality his side showed against Dublin, though the chance for rehabilitation presents itself tonight.
BY PAUL KEANE RYAN BURNS was Louth
's key man with 1-7 to set up a Leinster quarter-final grudge clash with Meath.