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Bennettsbridge, County Kilkenny

Pottery
If you've been to any high end gift shop in Ireland, you've no doubt seen Nicholas Mosse pottery at some stage. (Whether you knew...

Russborough House – County Wicklow

  Last year I started a note in my phone called "places to go" because friends were always telling me about different places I hadn't heard...

What in the world is a Babychino?

In Ireland even babies drink tea. I’ve seen several young mothers give their toddlers milk with tea in a baby bottle and am told...

Kildare Farm Foods

The other day I had a friend over for tea and she suggested we take the kids to Kildare Farm Foods (kildarefarmfoods.com), not too...

Hook Lighthouse, Wexford

At Hook Lighthouse, Wexford
Blue skies above and warm wind blowing my hair in every direction. Purple flowers hang off cliffs that overlook the ocean. Waves crashing into...

A ferry to Dalkey Island, a kite at Killiney Beach, and...

Kite at Killiney Beach
Saturday came around again so my husband and I made a plan to meet our friends Gregory and Dominika at the beach in Killiney...

Punchestown Racecourse: A Day At The Races

Punchestown: A Day At The Races
Thank you AES rubbish and recycle bin services! We got an email invitation from our local bin service for a free family day at the Punchestown Racecourse....

Tuesdays in Athy Market

Tuesdays in Athy
I don't know about you, but personally I love a good flea market. I come from a land where going to garage sales (like...

A Braveheart-ed visit to Trim Castle

  I have wanted to visit Trim Castle for quite some time now, but I decided to wait until now knowing that my family was...

A Small Town With A Big Boxing Club in Portlaoise

  Boxing in Ireland is huge. It’s actually the number one Olympic sport in Ireland. Although I wouldn't consider myself a boxer, I’ve been blessed...