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Maynooth Castle

On a recent castle jaunt I stopped to snoop around Maynooth Castle (Maynooth or Mhagh Nuadhat or Nuadhad means the plain of Nuadhat who was the grandfather of Fionn MaCumhail1). 527 more words

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Rainbow Day

Life has its ups and downs and sometimes the simplest thing can turn it from a down day to an up one.

After a stressful week at work, I left the office Friday evening, an hour later than normal, but as I approached my car I looked up to see a beautiful rainbow straddle the sky. 27 more words

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B and B (and a little bit of B)

On a mostly sunny bank holiday Monday, I headed out for another castle hunting adventure. During my search of nearby castles, I liked the look of Balrothery Castle with its attached round tower that is a staircase. 930 more words

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Dunboyne Castle

All work and little play has made me a dull blogger of late.  However, with castle hunting being one of my favorite pastimes, when I was offered a free bed and breakfast room at… 544 more words

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Swan Watch 2017

Late April is always a good time to find a swan on her nest, and I wasn’t disappointed when I was in Galway for the Cuirt Literary Festival.  249 more words

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Riverfest, 2017

I had just been to the theatre to see the latest installment of Pirates of the Caribbean – Salazar’s Revenge (or Dead Men Tell No Tales… 638 more words

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Athlone Castle

On my way to Galway recently I stopped to visit Athlone Castle.  I had visited this castle once before, however; only the stone outer structures were available for viewing. 570 more words

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