Category: Ireland Blog

The Story Behind the Images

Hedges, Kilruddery House & Gardens, Bray, County Wicklow

It is time for a reboot of the site! My style continues to evolve. While I still work to capture that iconic ruin or landscape image, I now find myself pausing along the way. Instead of walking past a bench, a stone wall or… Continue Reading “The Story Behind the Images”

Kindness of Strangers :: Irish Rail

Irish Rail

I have spent as much time exploring Ireland as a ‘solo’ traveler as I have with someone joining in on the fun. I have never had problems asking for directions, but I find I am hesitant to ask for additional help, such as navigating public… Continue Reading “Kindness of Strangers :: Irish Rail”

Mo Anam An Bhaile (My Soul’s Home)

Recently, I read the following phrase … Mo Anam An Bhaile*.  Translated from Irish to English means My Soul’s Home.  It resonated with me as a way to explain my continued desire to return to Ireland.  I find that as I arrive an internal compass… Continue Reading “Mo Anam An Bhaile (My Soul’s Home)”

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… Continue Reading “So Close … Charleville Castle, Tullamore, County Offaly”

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… Continue Reading “Kinnitty High Cross, County Offaly”

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