Archaeology, Ireland

Ireland | 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.… Continue reading Ireland | Inchagoill Island Photo Essay

Film & Theatre, Ireland

Ireland | Must See Irish Films

For years film-makers and directors have flocked to Ireland to use its beautiful scenery as a backdrop for some of its productions.  All you have to do is watch the latest installment of the Star Wars franchise and you'll catch a glimpse of the impressive Skellig Michael, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  And there has… Continue reading Ireland | Must See Irish Films

Festivals, Ireland

Ireland | Galway Food Festival 2016

Easter Saturday I attended the Galway Food Festival.  The festival showcases the best in Irish produce and it just celebrated its 5th year.  This year's theme was 100 Years of Irish Food.  I was really looking forward to this festival and it was my first time going.  The festival ran from 24th-28th March and the… Continue reading Ireland | Galway Food Festival 2016

Ireland

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

Festivals, Ireland

Ireland | Must Go To Irish Festivals

Hands up who loves a good festival!  I do!  There's something to suit all tastes from music and arts to walking and food.  You're spoiled for choice.  To plan your visit to Ireland with a festival I thought it would be good idea to do a round-up of the must go to festivals.  Whatever month… Continue reading Ireland | Must Go To Irish Festivals

Personal Stories

Throwing Caution To The Wind

January of last year, a two and a half year relationship I was in ended. I hate break ups and it felt like my life was over.  We were actually planning on moving to Canada and applying for the working holiday visa when the application process reopened for 2015.  When the relationship ended, Canada was… Continue reading Throwing Caution To The Wind