Ireland

May the sun shine, all day long, everything go right, and nothing wrong. May those you love bring love back to you,
and may all the wishes you wish come true! ~ Irish Blessing

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Exploring Dublin with the Dublin Pass
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A 10th Century Abbot and His Cats – Monasterboice & Celtic High Crosses
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Mellifont Abbey – Ireland
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Hill of Tara, a Magical Place in Ireland – Photo Essay
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Fairy Trees in Ireland
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Faces of Dublin – Photo Essay
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Grave Robbers, Ghouls and Margorie McCall

Exploring Dublin with the Dublin Pass

Some of the best and cheapest ways to see all the major sights a city has to offer is through a city pass.  We often look up a city pass everywhere we go!  One of our favorites is the Dublin Pass.  With a chance to see over 33 attractions as […]

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A 10th Century Abbot and His Cats – Monasterboice & Celtic High Crosses

It was within these ancient walls that illuminated manuscripts were written by candlelight and biblical stories translated from far-away languages. Monks gathered here together to share knowledge and keep it safe. Once the center for learning and religion in the Irish countryside, the ruins of MONASTERBOICE near Drogheda beckon lovers of […]

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Mellifont Abbey – Ireland

If you close your eyes and stand very still…you just might hear them. Between the wind whispering through the trees and the gurgling voice of the nearby River Mattock, it’s sometimes possible to make out the voices. Low voices murmuring prayers and supplication to God. Their soft chants echo over […]

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Hill of Tara, a Magical Place in Ireland – Photo Essay

There’s a magical place just about an hour north of Dublin, between Navan and Dunshaughlin in County Meath, called the Hill of Tara. Here it was where the Irish High Kings of old were crowned and celebrated with stones that roared and trees that granted wishes. The magic here is […]

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Fairy Trees in Ireland

Did you know there are Fairy Trees dotting the fields all over Ireland? Though “fairies” is not the name these mischievous sprites prefer to be called – it’s “Wee Folks” to you and I. Fairy Trees are fascinating and fun. But don’t ever, ever take their power lightly! Traveling through […]

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Faces of Dublin – Photo Essay

We received the e-mail from Tourism Ireland just 2 weeks before the famous Dublin St. Patrick’s Day Festival was to begin. “There are 2 spots available in this years ‘Let’s Make History’ media tour, would you be interested in attending?” YES! OH, YES!! Since we would already be enjoying a […]

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Grave Robbers, Ghouls and Margorie McCall

It’s almost Halloween! That frightful night when we remember those things that scare us the most. Ghosts, ghouls, saints and martyrs – all play a special role in the All Hallows’ Eve festivities. However, none may be as distasteful as that of the common Grave Robber. Stealing trinkets from the […]

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