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Great Day Out

As a proud Meath woman, I sometimes can take for granted the beauty that lies on my doorstep. At the weekend I took the opportunity to meet some friends up at the Hill of Tara, a place which is a huge part of not only the history in Meath but Ireland as a whole. 214 more words

Ride like the wind (with the promise of rain)

“Accused and tried and told to hang
I was nowhere in sight when the church bells rang
Never was the kind to do as I was told… 658 more words


Tara of the Kings

One evening, we took a walk around the Hill of Tara. It is one of the most sacred and ancient sites in Ireland, where Kings in pagan religions used the site as a tomb for burial rituals during. 154 more words


Be happy and expansive on the Solstice

I can’t believe it. It has been a full six months since I wrote my first blog post. A full six months. It feels like years. 388 more words

Sleep and sunshine

Sleep and sunshine are beautiful things. I got both yesterday. Today I’m not so lucky. I’m OK in the sleep department, but it is raining again.  503 more words

My Trip To Ireland

Historical Accuracy in Fiction

I am having something of a moral struggle with my current work in progress (WAKING TARA). The novel has some elements of the fantastical about it but as it is set in rural Ireland between 1898 and 1902 there is an historical depth to the novel which I’d like to be as accurate as possible. 597 more words