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When I set out from Dublin, I didn’t have a detailed plan regarding where I would go. I only knew there was an arts festival in Kilkenny that I wanted to check out, and that I wanted to see Galway. … Continue reading
This is probably the most beautiful view I experienced in Ireland. Located at the northern shore of County Mayo, Ceide Fields is an archeological site where a civilization once thrived thousands of years ago. Evidence of dwellings and stone walls … Continue reading
Yes, there is an ice cream named after me. And yes, it was delicious. I got the triple chocolate. Twice. That’s right.
I took a detour along a scenic route between the Mullet peninsula and Ballycastle in County Mayo. There was quite a bit of rain, and suddenly I came upon what I thought were road workers. A truck was backing into … Continue reading
This is peat. Essentially it is plant matter than has been compressed and preserved in a bog over thousands of years. It doesn’t rot because of the high water content of the soil. Farmers cut the peat from a bog … Continue reading