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Misty Day at Fanore Beach, Ireland. Along an Irish coastal road (R477) south of Galway Bay is Fanore Beach. As home to a surf school, the waters just to the south and outside of the frame of this picture were … Continue reading
Conor Pass Waterfall, Dingle Peninsula, Ireland. After an overnight in Tralee, Ireland, my husband and I planned to head out bright and early for a full-day trip around the Dingle Peninsula. Our innkeeper recommended that we take Conor Pass over the mountains to … Continue reading
O’Brien’s Tower at the Cliffs of Moher (June 2012). For a full post with commentary, please visit my previous post, The Cliffs of Moher.
Within the Blasket Islands of County Kerry, off the coast of the Dingle Peninsula in Ireland, sits the island of Inishnabro (Irish: Inis na Bró, meaning “island of the quern/bottom grind stone”). The island’s contrastingly soft and jagged surface stands … Continue reading
Sheep gazing out to sea along Slea Head Drive on the Dingle Peninsula, Ireland. When I was a teenager I visited Great Britain and Ireland and fell in love with the sheep. While in Scotland, I purchased two mini sheep … Continue reading
Coumeenoole North, Dingle Peninsula, Ireland.
Cahergall Stone Fort, Cahersiveen, County Kerry, Ireland. Cahergall Stone Fort, or an Chathair Gheal (“the Bright Stone Fort”) is considered an impressive and particularly fine stone fort. I don’t remember ever coming across Cahergall Fort while doing research on interesting … Continue reading
The beauty of the Ring of Kerry in Ireland is that the journey is the destination. Yes, there are lots of interesting natural and man-made attractions, but the points in between are what the trip is really all about.We passed … Continue reading
Beneath this tree on the grounds of Blarney Castle lies a cave known as Witch’s Kitchen. Historians believe the cave was home to the very first Irish cave dwellers. But the historians may have erroneously dismissed the Witch of Blarney’s … Continue reading
View from Ross Island, Killarney National Park, County Kerry, Ireland.