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Newgrange and the Hill of Tara

I spent last Saturday at some of the oldest UNESCO sights not only in Ireland but also the world.  Newgrange is an ancient burial ground which was most likely also used to chart patterns in the sun, moon, and stars as once a year during the winter solstice the sun will shine directly into the tomb and create a beautiful path of light.   512 more words

My Irish Adventure

Resurrecting an Old Manuscript

There is one sure thing that unites us writers, a guilt that plucks away on the cords of our conscience. The source of that guilt? The existence of an unfinished manuscript. 616 more words

On Tara Hill in the Well of the Storyteller

The Storyteller continues her tale. We wonder whether Elspeth’s heart which speaks of dread, of grief, tells true.

As soon as the morning light awakens them both, the younger woman cries out in longing and despair. 961 more words

On Tara Hill in the Well of the Storyteller

The Hill of Tara at  Dusk

In our earlier session we arrived together in the Well of the Storyteller on Tara Hill. She is about to tell us an ancient tale of desire and longing, but first she invites us to settle in: 828 more words

Ancient Stories

The Swiss Family Carlson visit Dublin! (part 2)

Ireland is a country rich in history, music, and art. They are passionate about philosophizing and writing. They are excellent at moving others, and being swept up themselves, toward noble causes. 2,644 more words

The Swiss Family Carlson

On the Hill of Tara...part two

Last week, I began sharing my own journey with the Sophia presence. I took you to Tara Hill, County Meath, Ireland, promising you would meet someone within a Holy Well on Tara. 815 more words

History Turns to Story in Ireland

Storytelling and folklore, Guinness and whiskey. It seems these features blend well together in Ireland, for the most part creating a rich and fascinating culture. 663 more words

Other European Adventures