Category Archives: Scenery

Aran Islands - beach donkey

12 Irish destinations for 2012

Another year, another set of resolutions, another travel wish list. I know the drill. I do it myself every year. But 2012 is going to be different. This year, you are going to make time to travel, even if it’s

Aran Islands - beach donkey

12 Irish destinations for 2012

Another year, another set of resolutions, another travel wish list. I know the drill. I do it myself every year. But 2012 is going to be different. This year, you are going to make time to travel, even if it’s

By Sarah777 (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

What’s in Moneygall?

In the lead up to US President Obama’s visit to his ancestral homeland of Moneygall, Co. Offaly on May 23, some people (namely, me) are asking, “What the devil is there in Moneygall?” An apt question and one, it seems,

By Sarah777 (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

What’s in Moneygall?

In the lead up to US President Obama’s visit to his ancestral homeland of Moneygall, Co. Offaly on May 23, some people (namely, me) are asking, “What the devil is there in Moneygall?” An apt question and one, it seems,

Photo by Michal Osmenda

Finding the wilds of Ireland

One of Ireland’s single greatest draws is its untouched countryside. As most locals can attest, each summer, thousands of people descend upon the Irish countryside to check out just what all the emerald fuss is about, and actually, there is

Photo by Michal Osmenda

Finding the wilds of Ireland

One of Ireland’s single greatest draws is its untouched countryside. As most locals can attest, each summer, thousands of people descend upon the Irish countryside to check out just what all the emerald fuss is about, and actually, there is

Photo by Allan Henderson

5 Scenic Treasures of Ireland

Ireland is one of the most lush, beautiful countries in the world. It’s quiet pace and the warm, friendly manner of the Irish people are sure to draw you in. Whether you are travelling with your family, a solo backpacker

Photo by Allan Henderson

5 Scenic Treasures of Ireland

Ireland is one of the most lush, beautiful countries in the world. It’s quiet pace and the warm, friendly manner of the Irish people are sure to draw you in. Whether you are travelling with your family, a solo backpacker

Driving Connemara

In Ireland’s far west lies ruggedly beautiful Connemara, a place where barren purple hills rise out of the sea and unruly tufts of wild grass meet the road in wayward undulations.

Driving Connemara

In Ireland’s far west lies ruggedly beautiful Connemara, a place where barren purple hills rise out of the sea and unruly tufts of wild grass meet the road in wayward undulations.

Curracloe: End of the World

Walking down Curracloe Beach – a remote strip of Irish Sea coast northeast of the town of Wexford – is like reaching the world’s end. Time seems to stop. The wind blows. Tufts of grass sway and swish. Sand whips under your feet like invisible waves.

Curracloe: End of the World

Walking down Curracloe Beach – a remote strip of Irish Sea coast northeast of the town of Wexford – is like reaching the world’s end. Time seems to stop. The wind blows. Tufts of grass sway and swish. Sand whips under your feet like invisible waves.