Blue Anchor Lane, Clonmel

Blue Anchor Lane is an evocative name. It is a lane between O’Connell Street (the Clonmel version) and the New Quay:

It is rather unglamorous:

Another angle does not reveal much extra glamour:

However there is a plaque from Tipperary County Council with some lines of verse by CJ Boland. Boland’s most famous work denigrates the wonders of Kathmandu and other exotic locales in favour of Tipperary. This poem takes an even more localist approach:

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