Tag: County Tipperary

An Ireland’s Ancient East Ambassador

Trim Castle, Trim, County Meath

There are more than a few people that are always encouraging me to go to Ireland’s west coast. When they discover that I create a ‘home base’ in the southeast, east, Midlands and south central Ireland … well, they look confused.  You can see their minds…

Ireland … No Need to Apologize for the Rain!

Morning Mist, Rathdrum, County Wicklow

If you are traveling to Ireland, there is one ‘must have’ in that suitcase … an umbrella. If you want to be really savvy; pack a raincoat, too. There are times you can use both. For December 2015, an ark would have been a…

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…

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…

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