Category: Ireland Blog

Weather – A Frequent Topic of Conversation

Glenmalure, County Wicklow

As I traveled through County Wicklow a couple of days ago, I thought – now I understand why everyone talks about the weather in Ireland … constantly.  I was driving in high winds and horizontal rain. However, it was also necessary to wear sunglasses… Continue Reading “Weather – A Frequent Topic of Conversation”

Ireland … I’m on My Way

Bunratty Village, Bunratty, County Clare

Bags are packed! I am going to be nestled mostly in County Wicklow for the next three weeks; basing south of Glendalough. It will be the perfect location to further explore Counties Wicklow and Wexford. But with a car, Kildare, Carlow and Waterford are in… Continue Reading “Ireland … I’m on My Way”

50 Reasons Why I Return to Ireland

Powerscourt Estate, Enniskerry, County Wicklow

People no longer ask me if I am returning to Ireland, but when. The number of raised eyebrows regarding the frequency of my visits has also slowed. In reality, I am not any different than most people in that if you find something that you really,… Continue Reading “50 Reasons Why I Return to Ireland”

Flora vs. Stone

On the Walls of Reefert Church, Glendalough, County Wicklow

I am obsessed.  The first time I noticed “Flora vs Stone” was December 2012. I was unprepared (and happy) for green grass in South Tipperary. It caught my attention immediately. But, what I was truly captivated by was the moss. It was everywhere … roads,… Continue Reading “Flora vs. Stone”

Join Me?

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… Continue Reading “Join Me?”

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