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Places We Love: Early-Christian and Medieval Site, Cill Mhaoilcéadair

Cill Mhaoilcéadair or Kilmalkeder in English is an early-Medieval and Christian site about 8km from Dingle in County Kerry.

Set across approximately 10 acres, the site was reputedly founded by… 238 more words


Memories of Baile na nGall: Poignant Family Moments in Ballydavid, County Kerry

“Conas atá sibh?” “Go maith!” we both answered in unison.

Baile na nGall, or Ballydavid, is a special place for Mom and I. Translated as “Town of the Foreigners”, it’s more like a second home rather than a foreign land. 387 more words


Sydney & Easter...what to do?

Normally at this time of year we would have packed the car and headed North or South…But with Easter being in March a tad early this year, a long weekend in our home town seemed like a good idea. 534 more words


Places We Love: Wine Strand in County Kerry

Trá na Fhíona or Wine Strand in English is the perfect spot if you’re really looking to escape from it all.

A small beach that’s tucked away among houses, cows and sheep, we’ve never seen more than 10 people there at a time. 133 more words


Places We Love: An Chonair aka Conor Pass in County Kerry

We’re on a Kerry-roll! An Chonair, or Conor Pass in English, is one of the highest Irish mountain passes in the country.

It’s one of those places that’s absolutely stunning when the sun shines down but also wonderfully mysterious and intriguing when the mist settles. 260 more words


Places We Love: Banna Beach in County Kerry

Armed with our Nordic poles, Mom and I set off to Banna Beach to walk through the sunshine and breathe in the sea air.

Also known as Banna Strand, this stretch of beach in our home county, Kerry, extends from Ballyheigue Beach to Barrow. 297 more words


Travel Stories - Paris highlights...

I promised to share some travel stories when I got my blog back so here are some long overdue highlights from our trip to Paris (last summer) – lots of work, new projects on the boil but some fun down time too!  493 more words