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Dublin: City of Guinness

As you may already know, my dad and I are on a trip to Ireland! We flew in yesterday, after several long flights from Calgary. 703 more words

Book Of Kells

Iona Abbey - Celtic Christianity #atozchallenge

Early Christians liked remote places and in Britain, they spread Christianity into the least populated areas. While Saxon Christians crept up from the south, or came across the North Sea to Northumbria to Lindisfarne Island, others spread Christianity via the Celtic heartlands of Ireland and Scotland. 584 more words


Scroll inspired by the Book of Kells

I made a scroll for a Nordmark award, Vita Portens Väktare that´s given out for fighting and fencing for Abel Grelsson. I don´t know him so well but I was told he play mostly viking or renaissance so I chose to try to do a scroll based on the Book of Kells for him something I had not done before. 167 more words


St. Maewyn’s Day

You may know this fellow better by his adopted name: Patrick.

Patrick was named Maewyn Succat when he was born circa 385 CE to a wealthy Roman family in either Wales or Scotland. 515 more words

Quill & Ink

Dublin, Ireland Day 1

My one day in Dublin started the night before. I landed in Dublin at 8pm so by the time I made it to our hotel it was around 9pm. 1,228 more words


See Ireland for Your Self & Soul: 17 How-To's & Whys

It’s Cozy

  • Stay for a week in a thatched-roof cottage near Waterford, where Vikings set foot
  • Watch Irish Sea fishers catch seafood to replenish what you’re eating for lunch…
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At the end of January, I finally managed to reunite with Sophie on her home turf in Dublin, Ireland. We managed to pack an absolute ton into four and a half days of travel, breaking here and there for a Guinness. 589 more words