Profile of Darrin McGrath

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  • 'The powder was straight'

    The history of partridge hunting in Newfoundland is as old as the island's history itself. For the Beothuk, who occupied Newfoundland from about ...

  • Paws for thought

    This is an article about cancer and beagles. Not cancer in beagles. In mid-April 2008, I was diagnosed with cancer. There was a tumour ...

  • Destination: Clam River

    My good friend Steve Chafe and I recently took a trip to the central Avalon wilderness where we explored the Clam River watershed using ...

  • K of C memories still sharp

    It was 65 years ago to the day that 99 people lost their lives in the deadly inferno that was the Knights of Columbus (K of C) Hostel fire. Many ...

  • Long gone Long Pond

    By Darrin McGrath Special to The Telegram St. Johns resident Ches Atkins recalls times in the late 1930s when Long Pond was rolling farmland, ...