Must Be Something in the Irish Water…or the Guinness?

At first glance, he appears as quiet and unassuming as his name. Peter Browne. Average height and weight. Nothing out of the ordinary there. Initially, the thing that stands out is his shoulder-length blonde hair, which falls slightly in his face, almost adding to that shy and inconspicuous demeanor by giving him a place to hide. His eyes might even ... Read More »

Your Favorite Places In Ireland – Part 3

This is third and final part of the “Your Favorite Places in Ireland” series. Your favorite places in Ireland, and reasons why. The Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare – “This is a truly awesome place. I know that it is “touristy,” but this place deserves to be seen.” More info: Visiting the Cliffs of Moher Hill of Tara, County Meath ... Read More »

Your Favorite Places In Ireland – Part 2

This is part 2 of the 3 part series of “Your Favorite Places in Ireland”. Your favorite places in Ireland, and reasons why. Cobh, Co. Cork – “Beautiful views and wonderful people. The museum is small but has some great items in it and the local cemetery is moving with the mass grave for those that died on the Lusitania.” ... Read More »

Your Favorite Places In Ireland – Part 1

Recently I ran a short survey on the blog, and many of you kindly participated by sending in responses to the questions- Thank you! The questions I asked were: Of all the places in Ireland you visited, what was your favorite? and What was so special about this place? I really enjoyed reading your answers as they started rolling in, ... Read More »

Trim Castle, Co. Meath – Photos And Facts

Trim Castle (Irish: Caisleán Bhaile Atha Troim) can be found in the heritage town of Trim, County Meath, about 30 miles to the North East of Dublin City Center. Sitting on the banks of the River Boyne, the remains of Trim Castle are those of the largest Anglo-Norman Castle in Ireland. Guided tours of the castle are available. Click here ... Read More »

Almond, Walnut & Cherry Bar – Irish Inspired Recipe

Once again, my good friend Patricia has shared a tried and true recipe with me and it would be wrong for me to keep something so delicious to myself. Last Christmas, we were fortunate enough to have been showered with a hamper (gift basket for stateside readers) full of lovely baked goods from Patricia but my favorite were these bars ... Read More »

Wild West Irish Tours – Interview

Wild West Irish Tours is owned and run by Michael and Trish, two Irish-Americans with a passion for sharing their knowledge and experiences in Ireland with their guests. For over 20 years, Michael and Trish have been delighting their tour guests by taking them to some of the most spectacular places in Ireland. Read More »