On our adventurous trip to Ireland, we came upon two stone forts near the town of Cahersiveen (CARE-HER-SAH-VEEN) along the Ring of Kerry. The stone ring forts, Cahergall (CARE-HER-GAL) and Leacanabuaile (LACK-AN-NAH-BYOO-LAH) are two of the most well-preserved stone forts in the region. These types of structures have many names to describe them, such as […]
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The rolling green hills, the welcoming Irish and the stunning cliffs make Ireland a destination on many travelers dream lists. Those who visit the brightly coloured town of Dingle, in County Kerry, may be surprised to find Fungie the Dingle dolphin stealing the show. For over three decades, Fungie, the bottlenose dolphin, has called Dingle […]
The rolling green hills, the welcoming Irish and the stunning cliffs make Ireland a destination on many travellers dream lists. The island may look small on a map but the question when planning a trip to the green isle soon becomes where to visit in Ireland. In this two week hidden gem Ireland itinerary we […]
On our recent trip to Ireland, the first stop after leaving Dublin, was the Rock of Dunamase, an impressive rock outcrop towering 150 feet above the flat plain, located some 85 kilometres (53 miles) southwest of Dublin. The stunning scenery encircling the “Rock” makes it very apparent this was the perfect location for a castle […]
The Irish wind howls as if trying to blow tourists straight off the edge of the Cliffs of Moher. Crashing waves smash into the Irish cliffs below joining the dramatic efforts of what seems like an attempt to shake visitors from the layered rock millions of years in the making. The travellers arriving to the […]
I love sheep. I am head over heels, stop-the-car-right-now wild for Irish sheep. With an estimated 3.4 million sheep in Ireland, my squealing like a three year old behaviour during our time in Irish countryside became a non stop event. My husband and brother in law, bless their patient driving souls, began to wear ear […]