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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!

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The December Gardens of Wicklow

December is fast approaching.  Are you thinking about Ireland, but you're not sure where to go or what it might be like?  Let me help with some options.  The first ... December Gardens in County Wicklow. I am heading back to Ireland in December.  I am going to base in County Wicklow for a significant… Continue reading The December Gardens of Wicklow

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The Coastal Cottage Ruin

Black Castle in Wicklow, County Wicklow, is a great ruin. I almost missed it. As I was heading out of Wicklow, I decided to pull into a golf course. The green land and the deep blue of the Irish Sea was calling to me. As I took some photographs, I noticed a castle ruin in… Continue reading The Coastal Cottage Ruin

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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