Most welcome are three builders who’ve completed the FAS stone building course in Killybegs! If only the weather could have proffered a more gracious start, but it’s Bríd’s Day & we start regardless – the first day of spring.
And due to a short snap of frost, a dumper was fit to traverse oceans of muck leaving not a track in it’s wake. Five-ish tonne of good stone arrives upon the doorstep.
Certainly it’s good news when building with lime that our Gulf Stream mellow temperatures suddenly return. But you can’t have everything, so engulfed by luxuriant muck, we batter on.
Our tea break is blighted by news of the death of a young local man in a car crash – Christopher Kane – who was also attending a stone building course in Donegal. He was 19.