Ireland

Rainfall in Ireland: What to Expect

Here is a question you probably have about the weather in Ireland:  “Is it going to rain all the time?” Everyone asks that.  And, to be sure, Ireland is known for being rainy.  It couldn’t be the Emerald Isle without a healthy amount of rain.  But no, it isn’t going […]

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Spotlight on Kylemore Abbey

  In the remote western side of Ireland, in a wild region called Connemara, sits an abbey called Kylemore. There is a photogenic castle, and it is an easy place to get a great picture. Today I want to tell you a little bit about it so when we visit […]

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Spotlight on Skellig Michael

Skellig Michael is a small island, often referred to as a sea crag, off the coast of the Iveragh peninsula in southwestern Ireland.  You reach it by boat – usually from Portmagee – at the tip of the Ring of Kerry.  It is famous for its remoteness, its scenery, and […]

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Iconic Photos on Ireland’s West Coast

  It is said that you can capture a great photo anywhere.  While that may be true, there are certain places in Ireland that sure make it a lot easier to do.  In this post, I want to share with you a few of the places to do that along […]

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Things to Do in Dublin

Your Trip to Ireland Likely Starts and Ends in Dublin, So Make it Worthwhile Most Ireland trips begin and end in Dublin, if for no other reason than it is where Ireland’s main airport is.  Dublin also happens to be the capital of the Republic of Ireland and its largest […]

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Ireland: Recommended Reading

I have found that learning something of Irish history has made me appreciate and enjoy my trips to Ireland all the more.  Therefore, I thought I would pass along a few of the books I have enjoyed reading the most.   General History of Ireland The history of Ireland often seems […]

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Packing for Your Ireland Trip

Packing for an Ireland Tour Is Different Normally, when you receive information on how to pack for a trip, it is a big checklist of everything you might possibly need.  You may have read the title and expected something similar here.  But that’s not what I want to do here.  […]

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