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Enchanted by Ireland

From the first day in Ireland when the taxi driver told us they didn’t vote to free themselves from the English, “we just shot them”, Ireland enchanted me. 815 more words

Historical & Mythical Ireland

Last week, I took a tour to some of the more mythical and historical locations of Ireland, including a visit to Newgrange, Monasterboice, the Hill of Slane and the Hill of Tara. 515 more words


One ring, two lakes, and three ancient tombs


After a few condescending comments from our Irish studies professor, we were eager to get out of class. Also, it was Friday and that means our brains stopped working when we woke up. 1,182 more words


Hill of Tara - Some Laws Defy all Ages and Time

Remember four key thoughts that entered my brain at some point Thursday morning and we will see how they play out later in this post. Today I remembered universal truths transcend time and history. 1,709 more words

Ireland's most revered ancient landscape.

Sometimes, when city life palls, I don my boots and head out to County Meath and the hillforts and burial mounds of ¬†this historic landscape. This is one of Ireland’s most beautiful rural landscapes, peppered with archaeological and historic sites, along the beautiful valley of the river Boyne. 618 more words

Sculpture, Art And Culture

Ancient Places | A Poem

What cities lie buried beneath each hill?

Monuments born of ancient times,

Forgotten and lost but standing still,

Neglected, disconnected, these are our crimes.

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