Friars Walk

I grew up on Friars Walk
Traffic and people on Friars Walk
Watching people going to work in town on Friars Walk
Guinness barrels falling hard on Sunday mornings on Friars Walk
Jimmy & Phil everpresent on Friars Walk
The sound of the pub sprawl on Friars Walk
Keys in the door and staggering home late to Friars Walk
Walking home from Greenmount School to Friars Walk
Steak & onions on Friars Walk
Sarah chatting at the door of Friars Walk
An escape to the garden through the gates of Friars Walk
Waiting for exam results in Friars Walk
Studying and sleeping on Friars Walk
Ballyphehane library was my escape on Friars Walk
5 minutes to town from Friars Walk
Homeless & heartbroken in the hostel just off Friars Walk
A few pints in the tavern on Friars Walk
The roar of Celtic supporters every Sunday in the tavern on Friars Walk
A packet of Players for my Mam from the corner shop on Friars Walk
Playing arcade games all day with Couchie in O’Keefes shop on Friars Walk
Jonesy and his horse collecting scraps for his pigs on Friars Walk
Door to door salesmen selling tv’s and all sorts on Friars Walk
Deerpark schoolboys going to and from up and down Friars Walk
Neighbours dying on Friars Walk
Proud to be from Friars Walk
100’s of years of history on Friars Walk
Wondering why they called it Friars Walk
Market gardens in bygone days on Friars Walk
Christian brothers monastery on Friars Walk
Hangovers from Beamish on Friars Walk
Cycling for the first time on the footpaths of Friars Walk
My mother and father loving me on Friars Walk
Apple tarts and queen cakes in Friars Walk
Passing by the old house on Friars Walk
Trying to remember my mother on Friars Walk
Friars Walk now seem smaller and older than 80’s & 90’s Friars Walk
Always saying your originally from Friars Walk
Family and friends from Friars Walk
A part of the fading past will always be on Friars Walk
Things will never be the same on Friars Walk
The old garden we dug and planted is now gone on Friars Walk
Cracks in the pavement from full barrels for the tavern on Friars Walk
Endless memories that I will always cherish on Friars Walk
A kiss good night to Friars Walk……

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2 thoughts on “Friars Walk

    • Thanks Kerry…I always appreciate your comments and perspective. It may seem that I don’t drop in on your own life but believe me I do…..Keep smiling!!!!

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