Dramatic Cliffs || Ancient Lore || Rolling Landscapes


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...

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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...

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Ballyseedy Wood: Going Off the Beaten Path in Ireland

I think it's safe to say that if you have thought about traveling to Ireland you've heard of the places like the Ring of Kerry, Blarney Castle, and the Rock of Cashel. But have you heard of a little woodland area called Ballyseedy Wood? No? Us either until we started...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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