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Exploring the Burren and Cliffs of Moher

Exploring the Burren and Cliffs of Moher

On the west coast of Ireland is a fascinating natural environment that is just waiting to be gently explored and discovered- the Burren. The Burren, meaning "great rock", is an important, fragile environment that beckons to those with interests from archaeology to...

Have You Ever Seen a Flying Boat?

Have You Ever Seen a Flying Boat?

In my last post from Ireland I promised you another little gem that you probably haven't heard of, but is so worth the visit, and today I'm here to share it with you- Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime Museum in County Limerick. What? A flying boat?? Who ever heard of...

Cashel & Castle Week: Trim Castle

Cashel & Castle Week: Trim Castle

And finally, up today (and yes, a little out of the week that was 'Cashel & Castle Week' but that's OK), we have the last castle we visited on our amazing trip around Ireland- Trim Castle. This castle is considered by many to be one of the finest examples of...

Cashel & Castle Week: Ross Castle

Cashel & Castle Week: Ross Castle

After a bit of a disappointing visit to Blarney Castle, and having already visited Kilkenny Castle and Rock of Cashel, I did wonder if maybe we had overdone it a little on the castles all in a row, despite my love for them. I hoped all the castle hopping wouldn't take...

Cashel & Castle Week: Blarney Castle

Cashel & Castle Week: Blarney Castle

Well we are really on a roll here this week eh? Three days, three posts, three castles ...well two castles and a cashel. Up today is a castle that I'm willing to bet you've heard of, and may have even visited yourself if you've been to Ireland- Blarney Castle. Blarney...

Cashel & Castle Week: Rock of Cashel

Cashel & Castle Week: Rock of Cashel

Up today on 'Cashel & Castle Week' is the Cashel of the title- the awesome Rock of Cashel to be specific. Not exactly a castle but I thought the name sounded kind of catchy for the theme this week so go with me on this one. :-) Said to have been formed when the...

Cashel & Castle Week: Kilkenny Castle

Cashel & Castle Week: Kilkenny Castle

This week on One Trip at a Time it's all about one of my favourite things to explore - castles! I love their history, their architecture, and even when they are in ruins, so a few castles on our Ireland itinerary was a given, especially since there are so many castles...