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Postcards from Ardagh, County Limerick - a hidden Ireland

For over 35  years I lived adjacent to the small village of Ardagh in rural west County Limerick. We came here from London in 1981, back to the parish where my late husband was born and grew up. 1,854 more words


Cliffs of Moher: One Day Bus Tour From Dublin

On the west side of Ireland, the Cliffs of Moher are immediately recognizable. The spectacular formations jut right out of the Atlantic ocean hundreds of feet into the air. 2,443 more words


North Carolina girl missing for 5 years found safe in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A missing North Carolina girl has been found safe in Columbus.

On May 5, 2011, Rachel Natacha Owens was reported missing from Brunswick County, North Carolina. 132 more words


Explorer Beastie's Wintry Ramble!

So, the clocks have gone back and the evenings are starting noticeably earlier every day. And, after a slightly rainy start to the autumn here in Ireland, the sun finally showed his face – fortunately at a time when Explorer Beastie and I were away in the countryside for a couple of days! 237 more words


Time to get Motte Stoned

The Motte Stone. Say it like motty. Motty craic.

It is just a big stone with a ladder on it that’s all really…

Ah no it’s a whole lot more than that.. 128 more words


Tell you what… Ailsa is messing with my head with this week’s challenge. And… my laptop is also messing with my head… keys that don’t want to be struck. 119 more words