Category: County Offaly

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Join Me? Kilruddery House & Gardens, County Wicklow

Benches … they are everywhere in Ireland. They are located around many venues for those that need a place to wait on their companions. If you have been walking for a distance, they are an excellent opportunity to take a break and catch your…

So Close … Charleville Castle, Tullamore, County Offaly

Charleville Castle, Tullamore

You know the old saying about not seeing the ‘sights’ in the town you live in …. Well, it is the same as using a home base on vacation. It happened in 2012 while we stayed in Cashel. We almost did not tour the…

Kinnitty High Cross, County Offaly

Kinnitty Hight Cross

Tt took two attempts to find this one … Kinnitty High Cross. Driving to Birr, I saw the signs for Kinnitty and made a note. On the way home, I found myself on a local road; winding towards the Slieve Bloom Mountains. Once in…

Birr Castle Demesne, Birr, County Offaly

Birr Castle, Birr, County Offaly

Always remember the umbrella.  You would think that by now, I wouldn’t forget.  I can tell you that after my morning at Birr Castle, my umbrella found its way permanently into the camera bag. My first full day in County Offaly and I decided to…

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