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Ireland Still Surprises Me

I am getting ready to head back to Ireland.  So, it's that time for the top, pre-vacation question.  You are going back to Ireland ... again? It is then followed by ... why?  There are some funs answers (50 Reasons Why I Return to Ireland), but the ones that really matter are still difficult to… Continue reading Ireland Still Surprises Me

Cities, Towns & Villages · County Clare · Fall-ing for Ireland · Ireland May 2015 · Ireland September 2013 · Kindness of Strangers · Landscapes · Tourist Sites · Travel Blog

Get on the Boat … Doolin, County Clare

I recently posted an image of Crab Island on my social media sites.  I thought ... a Doolin post! I have been twice and each time it doesn't disappoint.  This last time ... well, it was a bit of a doozy! If you are unfamiliar with Doolin, it is just a few miles north of the Cliffs… Continue reading Get on the Boat … Doolin, County Clare

County Meath · Ireland June 2014 · Tourist Sites · Travel Blog · Unexpected Experiences

Summer Solstice at Newgrange

When traveling, I suggest utilizing the 'tools' that have been made available to you.  Many are free! The one that I have learned to embrace, or at least when I want to, is jet lag.  I am very fortunate.  I have been able to tune into my sleep cycle and can usually make the five… Continue reading Summer Solstice at Newgrange

County Kildare · Damp, Muddy & Happy · Ireland January 2013 · Tourist Sites

Newbridge Silverware, Newbridge, County Kildare

Three days left and I am back to this summer's dilemma ... No gifts. In fact, I was planning on completing some Christmas shopping. As of this moment, I have my sweater and socks. I also bought three skeins of yarn; it allowed me to buy something to bring home. So which direction? South to… Continue reading Newbridge Silverware, Newbridge, County Kildare

Cities, Towns & Villages · County Limerick · Damp, Muddy & Happy · Ireland December 2012 · Tourist Sites

Adare, County Limerick

New Year's Day was spent with a drive through the country to Adare. When we were here in June, we drove through Adare on our way to Dingle Peninsula. We were fighting the time, so we only stopped long enough to gas up. Adare draws tourists and is one of the top places to visit… Continue reading Adare, County Limerick