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Exploring Ireland {Inish Beg West Cork}

Last weekend I attended a wedding held in Inish Beg. I had never been there before, in fact I had never actually even heard of it before. 275 more words



A fiddle tune sends me over the moon. Here’s a super-fun video set to a blues fiddle tune about an Irish gentleman farmer, Mr. Snotty, and impertinent scarecrows that give him a run. 10 more words

Daily Life

Room With A View

To be more correct… roof with a view. Ok, roof parapet with a view. Apparently the viewing platform at the top of the Trim Castle Keep is at 80 foot above ground level. 161 more words


Visitors Heaven! Trim Castle...

The other night the GLW and I were chatting about a few venues we could take South African visitors to see. Trim Castle is always high on the list… not only for our visitors but for countless thousands who want to walk where Mel walked. 73 more words


Art Award - Gateway to Heaven

Delighted to receive an

Award of Excellence 

from Four Points Contemporary 3rd Biannual Competition

with my painting entitled Gateway to Heaven

This Competition was juried by Flavia Cosma, the Executive… 19 more words


Art Award - Evening Catch

Delighted to receive an Award of Excellence from Four Points Contemporary 3rd Biannual Competition with my painting entitled Evening Catch

This Competition which was juried by Flavia Cosma, the Executive Director Int’l Writers & Artists’ Residency Quebec, Canada… 10 more words


Postcards from Bunratty, Co. Clare

This week I enjoyed  a stroll around Bunratty where I had gone to meet an internet blog friend from the USA who had been in Ireland doing some research for a book. 473 more words