After several beauty-filled days in west Ireland, we left for Dublin. On the way, we stopped at the ruins of a monastery and holy site called Clonmacnoise, an awkward but fun word to say...Read more
What I remember most from my first trip to Ireland years ago is the color green—many shades of it, everywhere I looked. After being doused more than once by rain that always seems ready to fall, it didn’t surprise me that there would be so much lush vegetation. What did surprise me, though...Read more
Last week, my eyes took in the beauty of Ireland, and my ears filled up with the lilt of the Irish. Our family spent several wonderful days there, starting first on the wild and rugged west coast and ending up in its famous city, Dublin. I came home with a thorough, surface-level knowledge of Irish history, a few souvenirs, and a couple of extra pounds from all that brown bread and fresh butter...Read more
My family and I spent last week in beautiful Ireland and came home with phones filled with photos, minds filled with history, and lots of good memories. In future posts, I'll be writing about some of the beauty we saw there, including the castle above, called Ballynahinch. This castle with its large estate was built by someone who could very well be my husband's ancestor. We wish...