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Dear Old Skibbereen

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:pointr: This creation has been inspired by the Traditional Irish Song : Skibbereen.

I focused here on the old and happy times while they where living in Skibbereen, in Dear Ireland.
It's like an instant shot of the father's memory, when he was happy, he remembers the good old days when his wife was alive.
We all have photographies of people we love. That's what i wanted to show here, a positive touch while thi spart of the Irish People History is so sad!


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. Dana
. A Sea Story
. Tir Na nOg
. Farewell - Si Do Mhaimeo I
. Mean Geimrech




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:pointr: The song now. Before reading the lyrics i advice you to listen to this song sing by Sinead O'Connor. just a jewel!

Oh father dear, I oft-times hear you speak of Erin's isle
Her lofty hills, her valleys green, her mountains rude and wild
They say she is a lovely land wherein a saint might dwell
So why did you abandon her, the reason to me tell.

Oh son, I loved my native land with energy and pride
Till a blight came o'er the praties; my sheep, my cattle died
My rent and taxes went unpaid, I could not them redeem
And that's the cruel reason why I left old Skibbereen.

Oh well do I remember that bleak December day
The landlord and the sheriff came to take us all away
They set my roof on fire with their cursed English spleen
I heaved a sigh and bade goodbye to dear old Skibbereen.

Your mother too, God rest her soul, fell on the stony ground
She fainted in her anguish seeing desolation 'round
She never rose but passed away from life to immortal dream
She found a quiet grave, me boy, in dear old Skibbereen.

And you were only two years old and feeble was your frame
I could not leave you with my friends for you bore your father's name
I wrapped you in my cóta mór in the dead of night unseen
I heaved a sigh and bade goodbye to dear old Skibbereen.

Oh father dear, the day will come when in answer to the call
All Irish men of freedom stern will rally one and all
I'll be the man to lead the band beneath the flag of green
And loud and clear we'll raise the cheer, Revenge for Skibbereen!





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resources :
model : ~Valentine-FOV-Stock;
textures : *WanderingSoul-Stox;
branches : ~soleildenuit2
All the rest is from sxc.hu : birds, bunny & tree, sea, several images for the grass and the same for the sheeps.
I made myself the sky and the moon.
Thanx to all!!!!!!

tools :
Paint Shop Pro + Mouse.


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I've always created in my soul, in my alive and living dreams.
I've a melancholical soul... i wander away and here. maybe.
maybe you'll cross my path, one day, or another.

. w a n d e r i n g s o u l .


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sentimentalfreak's avatar
Prettiness, I though the whole thing was a painting :noes:
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Carol-Moore's avatar
Hello :wave:
I have featured this gorgeous piece here https://mooresart.deviantart.com/journal/23520961/ Please let me know, if that is not okay, and I will take it down.
so-sallie-can-wait's avatar
This is beautiful

Skibbereen is one of my favorite songs but I've never heard Sinead's version. If you haven't already, you should check out the Dubliners' version. :)
karemelancholia's avatar

Many Thanx!!

Yes i know dubliner's versin, the voice a capella of Sinead O(conno ris simply marvelous and leads yout o tears!

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so-sallie-can-wait's avatar
I'll be sure to look for it!
CozyComfyCouch's avatar
I will feature this . :hug:
TMK91's avatar
wow! it's amazing! I love it, is like my dream come true <333
karemelancholia's avatar
Thanx a lot!
yes it's a dream an old dreams of the best memories!

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Patty-L's avatar
this is like the place in my head. i have the rabbits...now i need cliffs and sheeps :)
love ur work. a kind of work that will remain always new
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Thanx for your nice comment!
I just LOVE Ireland!
Lebanon has a great melting-pot of people. If only somes could realize this and live TOGETHER in peace!

:kiss: Kare.

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noa-of-natures-hold's avatar
this is truly beautifull
I love this of all your work. It has given me a great idea for the ending of my story. The picture is sad yet happy at the same time wich is how one of the charecters feels everytime he thinks about his wife who is gone. I like the dream like quality that all of your work has. Oh and your out look on everything ain't hatefull either.....LOL
()=) Angel

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Thanx for your great comment!
I'm glad i inspired you!


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Sylphirea's avatar
This picture is too cute =)
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So pure and innocent!! Wow!!
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