Newgrange

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  This day has me dreaming of returning to that magical isle of Ireland, one day.  While there the trip to Newgrange was probably one of my favorite.  We didn’t book any of our day outings in advance, mainly because the weather is so unpredictable.  On, I believe it was our 2nd day there, […]

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Hill of Tara

The Hill of Tara in County Meath, Ireland is one of the largest Celtic monuments in Europe.  Now government owned, it is a beautiful 100 acre area of land that is free to visit.  Known as the seat of the High King of Ireland, this was a very sacred site.  It was known as a place of […]

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Blarney Castle, Ireland

It is always hard not to repeat, over and over again, just how beautiful Ireland is.  I mean, every single ounce of that country is spectacular and I know that I have said that on more than one occasion. During our stay in Ireland, my sister and I, made Dublin our base and took day […]

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Cobh, Ireland

Cobh, Ireland is a sweet harbor town, south of Cork.  Cobh, was the last docking place of the Titanic, before it sailed off to America.  The harbor was also used by many liners to take the Irish to start new lives, elsewhere.  While we were there we walked around the waters edge, and went up […]

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Monastic City

In the heart of Glendalough, lies the Monastic City that dates back to 6th Century.  It was founded by St. Kevin and contains several remains, that are so beautiful.  There are two large archways, a cobblestone pathway, and the markings of the cross that still grace the entrance.  Once entered the tower, St. Kevin’s Kitchen (church), […]

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