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we were smiling every mile further west we drove across Ireland then dived off the motorway, up and down small roads past green fields and quiet blanket bogs to Clonmacnoise overlooking the river Shannon where monks and former kings of Tara once stood on a sunny late September afternoon

Southern Ireland

Leitrim and the Shannon were worthy opponents, but I prevailed.

Some weeks ago some friends asked me if I was interested in joining them for a week on a river Shannon barge cruise. Well of course I was. 1,645 more words

Sean's Bar, Athlone, & His Whiskey

It’s always nice after being away for a short while to come home to an unexpected surprise. Especially when that surprise involves a new Irish whiskey! 295 more words

Irish Whiskey

River Mulkear Otters

Here are some selected videos from our Otter surveys. The videos below are all from the River Mulkear, Co Limerick, which is part of the… 428 more words

River Shannon

Knowth and its Passages in Ireland

A short story about outer meeting inner in Ireland.

I had a lovey time at the family reunion, orchestrated by my sister Frances Longworth, in Glasson Golf Club Hotel, in County Westmeath. 989 more words

Clonmacnoise in Ireland

I had a high time feasting on the best of foods, prepared by Nora, my brother’s wife, while in Ireland. My brother noted how unselfish she is and I agreed with him. 1,042 more words

The Ancient Monks of Clonmacnoise

The Monks were there that day. They stood with me in front of High Crosses. They walked with me amid the ruins of the cathedral and round towers. 356 more words