March 4, 2023.Reading time 4 minutes.
With wings clipped during Covid, we had a chance to reexplore many parts of this beautiful country of ours. But even that was a concession only after the more severe restrictions were lifted. For those first few weeks, the 2 km limit meant every backroad, front garden and cul de sac was examined in depth. […]
February 16, 2023.Reading time less than 1 minute.
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February 14, 2023.Reading time 11 minutes.
In a land blessed with more than its fair share of extraordinary landscapes and natural beauty, it’s still impossible not to be moved by one of Ireland’s most impressive coastal features. Stretching some 8kms along the Atlantic coastline, the Cliffs of Moher are simply breathtaking. The spectacular walking trail is a must on any itinerary […]
February 5, 2023.Reading time 4 minutes.
A few days after her Feast Day I know but I came across this little tribute to St Brigid in Dublin’s Botanic Gardens this afternoon…. Brat Bhríde – Brigid’s Cloak Brigid approached the King of Leinster requesting some land on which to build a monastery. She had selected a place in Kildare which suited her […]
February 5, 2023.Reading time 3 minutes.
This week’s theme from Debbie for One Word Sunday is RED Meet RED HUGH O DONNELL! Red Hugh was born into Gaelic nobility c 1572 in northwest Ireland – the region we now call Donegal. When his betrothal to the daughter of the Earl of Tyrone was announced, the English feared the union of two such powerful families […]