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Discovering the Dingle Whiskey Distillery

Dingle Whiskey Distillery casks

On a rainy, misty afternoon in Dingle County Kerry – weather which turns out just perfect for whiskey making – but not so much for mountain walks – we popped into the Dingle Whiskey Distillery, the town’s newest addition, to see what this small artisan distillery is all about! The distillery was founded in November 2012 by Oliver Hughes – ... Read More »

Top 10 attractions in West of Ireland – infographic

Kangaroo at Fota Wildlife Park

I received this interesting infographic in the mail today from the folks at irishcarrentals.com. It gives a break down of the top 10 attractions in West of Ireland by visitor number, and includes some other interesting pieces of tourism info too. I think if you take a few minutes to analyze it, you might get some travel planning ideas from ... Read More »

Hiring a car in Ireland…a must for seeing the country

Celtic High Cross

When my daughter picked us up from the airport in Dublin, speeding off onto the motorways of Ireland, my dad and I were second guessing our plans to hire a car on our own. First off if you’re not familiar with a right hand drive on the left side of the road, you may be a bit daunted but don’t ... Read More »

Walk to Fitness in Killarney

New Year, new you.  You’ve overdone it at Christmas, and now you’re wondering what you can do to shift those pounds and become a fitter, leaner 2013 model of yourself. Well, walking is one of the easiest, safest, and cheapest exercises to take up, and Killarney is one of the best places to start. 26,000-Acre Playground Killarney National Park covers 26,000 ... Read More »

Mannanán Mac Lír on the Dingle Peninsula

These days, when I’m not living and working in my inner city apartment in London’s Bermondsey, I wake up each morning on Ireland’s Dingle Peninsula. My home here is a stone house built low in the grassy foothills of the last mountain range in Western Europe. The house has stood for over a hundred years. It was built by men ... Read More »

The Skelligs Project, by Eoghan Kavanagh and Evan Payne

Eoghan Kavanagh is an Irish Landscape photographer. Evan Payne is an Irish American filmmaker. Together, they aim to explore and document all the corners of the Emerald Isle, starting with The Skelligs. They are asking for funding for their project on Kickstarter.com, and last week, having reached their primary goal, they took a short scouting trip to the islands. Here ... Read More »

The Dingle Slea Head Drive In Co. Kerry

If you’re starting to plan your summer trip and Ireland is one of your possible destinations then take a look at this video to give yourself an idea of the kind of scenery that waits for you there. This video was taken on the Dingle Slea Head drive, and it gives you a great idea of the majestic scenery of ... Read More »

Lough Leane in Killarney

Photo, taken on a beautiful March day, of Lough Leane  in Killarney, with the Kerry mountains in the background. Read More »