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Spotted This Week – May 25th – Irish Interest

Another week down. TGIF! This coming Monday is Memorial Day in the United States. Be sure to Thank a Soldier. And now…down to business. Let’s take a look at some of the things that drew my attention this week. As usual, the focus is Irish interest. Beautiful Ireland IrishAmerica.com posted some great shots of Irish landscape photography by Eoghan Kavanagh, ... Read More »

Doolin, County Clare – beautiful video footage

Here’s a great little YouTube video I came across today that highlights the small town of Doolin in County Clare, about 5 miles from the Cliffs of Moher. This video showcases some of what Doolin has to offer including trad sessions in the local pubs (0:37), the scenery of the nearby Aran Islands (1:15), the Cliffs of Moher (1:42) and ... Read More »

The Battle of Kinsale

The Battle of Kinsale, in 1601, saw Irish and Spanish forces join forces against the eventual English victors.  You can read all about the battle of Kinsale here on Wikipedia. There is a pub in the town of Kinsale that was named in honor of the Spanish commander Don Juan d’Aquila.  The pub is known as “The Spaniard”.  Outside that ... Read More »