From Ireland With Love | Inis Mór Photo Essay

From Ireland With Love | Inis Mór Photo Essay

Inis Mór is one of three islands that make up the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland. Inis Mór translates into English as 'big island', making it the main island of the Aran Islands. With 850 inhabitants, 14 villages and 5 pubs, it's like stepping into a John Hinde postcard. See for yourself [...]

From Ireland With Love | Clonmacnoise Photo Essay

Clonmacnoise is an ancient monastic site in Co. Offaly founded by St. Ciarán in 544. Clonmacnoise in Irish is Cluain Mhic Nois meaning "meadow of the sons of Nos". The site includes the ruins of a cathedral, seven churches, two round towers, three high crosses and the largest collection of Early Christian grave slabs in Western Europe. Today [...]

From Ireland With Love | Croagh Patrick Photo Essay

Croagh Patrick is situated 5 miles outside of the picturesque town of Westport in Co. Mayo. Known as Ireland's holiest mountain, it soars 762 metres above the surrounding countryside. People have been flocking to this mountain on pilgrimage for 5,000 years. Legend has it that St. Patrick banished the 'snakes' from Ireland from this mountain. [...]

From Ireland With Love | 5 Must Visit OPW Sites

The Office of Public Works is responsible for the care, maintenance, and operation of Ireland's most important heritage sites. The list includes historical houses, gardens, historic battle sites and islands of cultural importance. In total the OPW looks after 780 sites. All the sites are an integral part of Ireland's cultural heritage. The OPW have [...]

From Ireland With Love | Inchagoill Island Photo Essay

From Ireland With Love | Inchagoill Island Photo Essay

Inchagoill Island is a small island on Lough Corrib in Co. Galway. Inchagoill comes from the Irish 'Inis an Ghaill' meaning Island of the Stranger. This special island is home to a number of ancient monastic ruins, some of which date back to the 5th century. Teampall na Naoimh (Church of the Saints) and St. [...]