Ireland's Ancient East · Travel Blog

An Ireland’s Ancient East Ambassador

There are more than a few people that are always encouraging me to go to Ireland’s west coast. When they discover that I create a 'home base' in the southeast, east, Midlands and south central Ireland … well, they look confused.  You can see their minds racing, almost thinking, how could someone go to Ireland and not… Continue reading An Ireland’s Ancient East Ambassador

Bits & Baubles · Ireland December 2015 · Kindness of Strangers · The Lists · Travel Blog

Ireland … No Need to Apologize for the Rain!

If you are traveling to Ireland, there is one ‘must have’ in that suitcase … an umbrella. If you want to be really savvy; pack a raincoat, too. There are times you can use both. For December 2015, an ark would have been a good addition. If only it would have fit in my carry-on.… Continue reading Ireland … No Need to Apologize for the Rain!

Castle · Cities, Towns & Villages · Cottages · County Tipperary · Ireland December 2014 · Ireland June 2012 · Ireland September 2013 · Travel Blog

My Love Affair with Cahir, County Tipperary

Cahir, County Tipperary, is one of my favorite places in Ireland.  Traveling to Ireland without stopping in Chair for a few hours seems ... well, wrong.  In fact, in December 2014, while basing in County Wicklow, I heard Cahir's 'call' loud and clear.  Enough that I drove more than two hours and stayed the night, just so that… Continue reading My Love Affair with Cahir, County Tipperary

Bits & Baubles · Christmas in Ireland · County Tipperary · County Wicklow · Ireland December 2014 · Landscapes · Travel Blog

Ireland in December

Thinking about traveling to Ireland in December? Wondering what it is really like? While I am not an expert, I can share what I have found from my two trips in south County Tipperary (2012) and County Wicklow (2014). The Weather. The published average temperature is 48F. I have found that it is relatively accurate.… Continue reading Ireland in December