Ireland, Irish Cultural Heritage

Ireland | Inishbofin Photo Essay

Ireland has some beautiful islands off its coast.  I've been to a few but none stand out as much as Inishbofin off the coast of Co. Galway.  I was lucky to visit Inishbofin on a college field trip for the Adventure Tourism module.  Of course it wasn't all fun and games as the group was… Continue reading Ireland | Inishbofin Photo Essay

Personal Stories

Farewell Quiet Man

Well it's the end of an era.  Friday November 2nd was my last day working in The Quiet Man Museum.  I still can't quite wrap my head around the fact that I've finished up and launched my own business conducting walking tours.  I don't know where the last five summers went to; time flies when you're having… Continue reading Farewell Quiet Man

Irish Cultural Heritage, Women's History

Irish Artists | Mainie Jellett

I fell in love with Mainie Jellett and her work when I was given an assignment in college as part of a Modernism module.  The brief was to give a ten minute presentation on an Irish modern artist and tie in what makes them a modern artist.  I can't remember exactly how I came across… Continue reading Irish Artists | Mainie Jellett

Northern Ireland | Belfast Photo Essay
Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland | Belfast Photo Essay

I'm back! Yes, it has been months since I last wrote a post but I won't bore you with reasons and excuses as to why I haven't.  I have another photo essay I want to share with you.  Last summer B and I took a day trip from Dublin to Belfast with Extreme Ireland.  Our… Continue reading Northern Ireland | Belfast Photo Essay

Ireland, Irish Cultural Heritage

Ireland | 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… Continue reading Ireland | Inis Mór Photo Essay

Irish Cultural Heritage

Ireland | 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… Continue reading Ireland | 5 Must Visit OPW Sites

Irish Cultural Heritage

Ireland | Ireland’s Most Beautiful Drives eBook

If you love to drive and love going on road trips, Ireland has some stunning drives, from The Wild Atlantic Way to the Military Road.  Now this won't be a post about my favourite drives but about a wonderful eBook by Chill Insurance called Ireland's Most Beautiful Drives.  The book features Ireland's Top 3 Favourite Drives, as… Continue reading Ireland | Ireland’s Most Beautiful Drives eBook

Irish Cultural Heritage

Ireland | My Favourite Places In Dublin

In Dublin's fair city, where the girls are so pretty, I first set my eyes on sweet Molly Malone.  As she wheeled her wheelbarrow through the streets broad and narrow, crying cockles and mussels, alive alive o...(I couldn't resist 😜) Dublin is one of my favourite cities in the world.  There is so much to… Continue reading Ireland | My Favourite Places In Dublin

Irish Cultural Heritage, Personal Stories

From Ireland With Love

I'm extremely lucky to be living in one of the most beautiful countries in the world and to be living along the west coast of Ireland.  I am proud to be Irish, despite what's going on at the moment with how things are run here and there is more to us than just drinking.  Despite… Continue reading From Ireland With Love