Category: Christmas in Ireland

The December Gardens of Wicklow

Tinakilly Country House Garden Stairs

December is fast approaching.  Are you thinking about Ireland, but you’re not sure where to go or what it might be like?  Let me help with some options.  The first … December Gardens in County Wicklow. I am heading back to Ireland in December….

Ireland in December

Along the Wicklow Gap, County Wicklow

Thinking about traveling to Ireland in December? Wondering what it is really like? While I am not an expert, I can share what I have found from my two trips in south County Tipperary (2012) and County Wicklow (2014). The Weather. The published average…

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…

Ireland … December Weather

The big question that most people had before I left … What will the weather be like in December? I had done my research and new that the average temperature was 47 degrees (Fahrenheit), along with rain and fog probable. The chance of snow…

Newtown Jerpoint, Thomastown, County Kilkenny

While my trip to Jerpoint Park was to visit the tomb of St Nicholas, I was introduced to another gem. The Church of St Nicholas was, at one point, on the edge of a medieval village called Newtown Jerpoint. It was a wealthy and…

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