Category: Cities, Towns & Villages

Get on the Boat … Doolin, County Clare

Waiting at Doolin Pier, County Clare

I recently posted an image of Crab Island on my social media sites.  I thought … a Doolin post! I have been twice and each time it doesn’t disappoint.  This last time … well, it was a bit of a doozy! If you are unfamiliar with…

My Love Affair with Cahir, County Tipperary

Summer at Cahir Castle

Cahir, County Tipperary, is one of my favorite places in Ireland.  Traveling to Ireland without stopping in Chair for a few hours seems … well, wrong.  In fact, in December 2014, while basing in County Wicklow, I heard Cahir’s ‘call’ loud and clear.  Enough that…

The Serenity of Malahide Harbour

Malahide Harbour at Dusk, County Dublin

‘Landlocked’ is a good adjective for me.  I am from the Midwest; raised in Wisconsin and currently calling Indiana my home. The Great Lakes have always been a relatively short drive, but they don’t see to draw me.  Instead, I find that I am…

Adare, County Limerick

New Year’s Day was spent with a drive through the country to Adare. When we were here in June, we drove through Adare on our way to Dingle Peninsula. We were fighting the time, so we only stopped long enough to gas up. Adare…

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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