Tag: Ireland

Ireland: Tales We Heard

While climbing Slieve League our guide, Barry, told us some wild stories of events that had occurred in Ireland. There were two in particular that stood out to me. The Battle of the Book and plane crash from WWII on the far side of Donegal Bay. Battle of Cúl Dreimhne | Battle of the Book

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Ireland: Guinness Storehouse

If you are in Ireland and you like beer at all a must visit place is the Guinness Storehouse at St. James’s Gate. When you visit, visit with an abundance of time. We were on a bit of a schedule as it was our last full day in Ireland an we had visited Trinity College

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Geoff Visits Ireland

Yes, we brought Geoff the traveling alpaca to Ireland. This was not the first trip where he was rained on and I doubt it will be the last. Keltin and I enjoy taking a couple of minutes to get a fun picture with our fuzzy traveling companion in various places. Past Geoff Adventures:  Let me

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Flowers in Ireland

We saw so many beautiful flowers in Ireland that I just had to showcase them all. We found these beautiful flowers all over the Emerald Isle. Glenveagh Castle had some fantastic gardens that we did not have time to fully explore. The little bit of exploration we did get to do can be see in

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Ireland: Hill of Tara

Before visiting Ireland I knew that I wanted to visit the Hill of Tara. Everyone has places that are on their must see list and this was mine. I love mythology and Tara is one of those places where myth and history meet. The Tuatha de Danaan are said to have come to Ireland in

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Ireland: A Night Out in Cork

While visiting Cork Keltin and I decided to have dinner at the Cask. This cocktail and tapas bar was close to our hotel and absolutely delicious. The restaurant has a seasonal cocktail and food menu. The waitstaff was more than happy to suggest a good drink. This was a fun restaurant where we got to

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Ireland: A Pick-Me-Up on the Trail

The trail along the Cliffs of Moher was windy and wet and we were a bit chilly. However, this enterprising person had converted a two-horse trailed into a tiny coffee shop. It was wonderful. We had water with us but a cup of hot coco and a cup of tea with a bit of milk

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Ireland: Cliffs of Moher

We couldn’t drive from Galway to Cork without stopping at some of the most famous sea cliffs in Ireland: Cliffs of Moher. These scenic sea cliffs are over 700 feet above sea level and are located in County Clare. As with other popular sites, such as the Giant’s Causeway, I highly suggest pre-purchasing tickets to

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