Himself and Herself with the Wee'in in Portadown Park !


The three figurines are on display in the Mayors Parlour at Craigavon Civic Centre, Many thanks to Anne and Susan for arranging the photographic session.


Believe me if all those endearing young charms
Which I gaze on so fondly today
Were to change by tomorrow and fleet in my arms,
Like fairy gifts fading away
Though would'st still be adored as this moment thou art
Let thy loveliness fade as it will
And around the dear ruin each wish of my heart
Would entwine itself verdantly still.

It is not while beauty and youth are thine own
And thy cheeks unprofaned by a tear
That the ferver and faith of a soul can be known
To which time will but make thee more dear
No the heart that has truly loved never forgets
But as truly loves on to the close
As the sunflower turns on her god when he sets
The same look which she'd turned when he rose.


The lyrics and music are by Thomas Moore, Irish poet (1779 - 1852)

Read John Wright's article on these and other figurines in the Irish Songs Series at Irish Song Figures

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Al Stewarts Collection

Wade Bits and Pieces

Wade Fire 1956

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