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This family loves the hills of Donegal: they mean home to us.

Anytime that we have been fortunate enough to go home for a visit, my husband is on a mission to get home to Donegal from the moment the plane is taxiing on the runway in Dublin.   283 more words


IDYLLIC IRELAND - County Kilkenny

May, 2005 in County Kilkenny, Ireland.  People who have never been to Ireland often ask if there really are sheep everywhere, and is it really that green?  Yes and yes.


Front Line

We have had some beautiful autumn weather here in Ireland, a bonus after an unusually long summer. As I walked along my local beach taking photos, the sound of the waves pounding on the shore reminded me of war for some reason – it may have been because it’s the anniversary year of WW1. 88 more words


Two months in Toronto

I’ve been in Canada two months now. It’s kind of insane the amount that your life can completely change in eight weeks. It doesn’t feel like that short a time ago that I was stepping off the plane in Pearson International, completely overwhelmed and scared about how I was going to get from the airport to my hostel. 1,319 more words


KELLS PRIORY, County Kilkenny, Ireland

This photo was taken in May, 2005 near Kells, County Kilkenny, Ireland, where the medieval ruins of an Augustine monastery and priory are located.  106 more words


accidentally in love with my Celt

This one may be a bit sappy but indulge me, will you?  Nearly 15 years ago I was a single mom back at university.  I was trying to sort out how I was going to support myself and my wee boy.   512 more words