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Trim Castle

This is a belated post because there has been so much happening in the garden but I visited Trim Castle a few weeks ago on my trip to the Midlands. 298 more words

Views Of Ireland

Ireland Day 7- County Meath

Today we just drove around County Meath. Because we missed out on the opportunity to see the Book of Kells, we went to Kells where they have some replica pages of the book on display.   180 more words

Trim Castle and Newgrange

There was a very kind older gentleman who used to take care of our garden. It was always nice to see a friendly face every few weeks, especially in the early days of living here when I was adjusting to being a suburban SAHM in a new country. 696 more words

Life In Ireland


It’s been a week of wonderful surprises and things to celebrate.

Firstly, I am feeling heaps better and the missing mojo has been properly found and reinstalled. 519 more words


Exploring County Meath, Ireland

(Newgrange Passage Tomb , Celtic Crosses at Kells, and Bravehearts at Trim Castle)

We flew into Dublin, picked up our rental car, and immediately drove to Drogheda. 49 more words


The Anglo-Normans Knew Their Shit

According to my friend Elena, “Today we learned that shit matters.” Specifically, royalty’s shit mattered back in medieval times.

The indoor plumbing for the aristocrats during that time consisted of a hole in the floor that emptied straight outdoors. 265 more words

The Paper Airplane

6 "Touristy" Things Everyone Going to Ireland Should Do

If you are planning a trip to the Republic of Ireland or just need some inspiration on things to do, maybe this will point you in the right direction! 1,076 more words