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The Rock of Cashel, a.k.a. Saint Patrick’s Rock

  The Rock of Cashel sits as an impressive structure high on a hill overlooking the small town of Cashel and the surrounding valley. It...

Saint Brigid’s Cathedral and Kildare Village in Ireland

  On a whim my little family decided to take a trip to Kildare last Saturday afternoon. “Kildare Town dates from the 5th Century, when...

East Wicklow Hills Getaway, Ireland

This week I got to visit one of my favorite areas in Ireland so far: and I don't even know what to call it....

Emo Court, Ireland

Emo Court
  One fine day, a handsome man drove me through the tall trees, in all their autumn glory, up the long driveway to Emo Court....

The Leisureplex at Blanchardstown Shopping Centre

our girls on a roller coaster...they weren't huge fans. I got a little nauseous myself.
As we entered 2015, we were looking into something fun to do as a whole family...our seven, my brother and his wife and their...

Fox Hunting in Ireland

Fox Hunt
Fox hunting is a unique sport that is still practiced in Ireland today as a means of pest control and fun for hunt club...

Running the Rock of Dunamase and Oughaval Woods

The beginning of the New Year is a special time. Making resolutions may come easy, but fulfilling them is sometimes harder. We want to...

Avoca Mill Store in Avoca Village, Wicklow, Ireland

  This year another birthday treat was my mom taking me to the Avoca Mill Store in Avoca Village, Wicklow. One of my favorite places...

Mocha’s Vintage Tea Rooms, Kilkenny, Ireland

Mocha's Vintage Tea Rooms
  For Heather and my birthday gift this year, our good friend Anna decided she wanted to take us to Mocha's Vintage Tea Rooms for...

Hike the Galtee Mountain Range in Ireland

Struggling with autumn and winter? How about taking a weekend mountain climb? I’ve been hiking and climbing the Irish mountains for more than seven years...