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Fri Oct 07, 2016 11:47 am


I wanted to share this post from my friend Cristína Ní Dubhsláine who lost her beautiful 18 year old son Fionn a year ago in a sporting accident. This is her memory from a year ago. I believe it’s a song:

October 6, 2015 ·



Bí ann, bí liom – Be there, be with me

Bí gasta, bí cróga- Be quick, be brave

Bí cliste, bí cinnte- Be clever, be sure

Bí casta, bí glic – Be tricky, be sharp

Bí grámhar, gealgáireach- Be loving, light-hearted

Bí socair laistigh – Be steady inside

Bí doimhin ach bí éadrom – And be deep but be light

Gan teannas ar bith – With no tension inside

I do chorp, i do chroí – In your body, in your heart

I do cheann, ins a tslí – In your head,

Ina chuireann tú tú fhéin i láthair – In the way which you present yourself

I pé chomhluadar ina bhfuil tú – In whatever company you happen to be

Bí ann liom – Be there for me

Bí láidir il-dána – Be strong and be able

Nuair a chasann an domhan – When the world takes a turn

Bí ann dom – Be there with me

Agus buailfimid le chéile – And we will meet together

Nuair a thagann an t-am – When the right time comes.




I met Cristina in person at the Rather Gather Festival in the Spring, it was lovely to meet her, a beautiful, strong woman – I gave her a special Selenite cone and hope she liked it.