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The High Kings Of Ireland

The history of the High Kings of Ireland is one of the more significant parts of Irish history or culture. A High King of Ireland is a historical figure in Ireland, also known as an Ard Rí who claimed Lordship of the country. 482 more words

Irish History

Opening Minds through Travel...Noticing the Art of a Place

Recent travels to Ireland and England provided the opportunity to see countless artworks and architecture I’ve studied for years. In considering how to write about the numerous worthy sites and exhibits, I am reminded of my art trip to Italy two years ago. 892 more words

Today in Irish History – 29 June:

In the Liturgical calendar, today is the Feast Day of Saint Peter and Paul.

1315 – Edward de Bruce inaugurated as High King of Ireland. 744 more words

Irish History

The Bus to Brú na Bóinne (and Tara)

“–Look at these two ladies cycling on the wrong side of the road.  Look at them!  Absolutely extraordinary.  Bloody bicycles.”

We were parked outside the Dublin Writers Museum.   1,024 more words

What I Remember of Dublin

Dublin, Ireland. 2012.

I remember finding a very cheap way to get to Dublin (£35) to Dublin from Glasgow, Scotland, that included three buses, a ferry, a taxi, and that took over 20 hours of terribly uncomfortable naps. 166 more words


A Trip to Ireland

It seems as if we’ve been on the road for ages. We’ve seen so much, and now that it’s raining (spilling out of the heavens, in fact), it’s the perfect time to write a new blog post. 674 more words