August 31, 2020.Reading time 9 minutes.
Since 2015, the city of Waterford has hosted an international art festival – Waterford Walls – every August. The original aim was to brighten up and rejuvenate old buildings and lesser visited parts of town. Both national and international artists paint walls belonging to local residents and businesses with their own designs. Owners are usually so […]
August 30, 2020.Reading time 6 minutes.
We took ourselves off to Waterford City on Saturday morning to seek out the Street Art Festival but, with promises of a bit of sunshine and no rain, we drove on another 13km to Tramore Strand. Well named, Tramore literally means Big Strand. Stretching around the bay for 5 kms, the beach is one of […]
August 28, 2020.Reading time 5 minutes.
Hotel offers are spilling into my email box every day – one of the regulars at the moment from Pigsback.com is for the Ramada in Belfast’s city centre. They are offering €75 for one night B & B or €99 with dinner, €129 for 2 nights etc…… We stayed on a Friday night with […]
August 26, 2020.Reading time 17 minutes.
Maybe I’m a bit biased but I’m prepared to declare Slea Head Loop as not only one of the best scenic drives in Ireland, but in the WORLD! National Geographic got it right when they declared the Dingle Peninsula ‘the most beautiful place on earth’ some years back. This short Drive – just 30 […]
August 22, 2020.Reading time less than 1 minute.
No messing with this guy!!! (Bruges, Belgium)