Five Reasons To Book a Holiday in Ireland in 2021

( Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no extra cost to you, I will earn a commision if you click through and make a purchase) 2020 – No Holiday in Ireland this year but staying positive. In just a moment I offer five great great reasons to holiday in IrelandContinue reading “Five Reasons To Book a Holiday in Ireland in 2021”

Powerscourt House and Gardens

  Powerscourt House and Gardens While tour guiding with  Trafalgar ( see Trafalgar US Homepage )  I have the opportunity to visit many of Ireland’s most beautiful and renowned places including Blarney Castle, Glendalough and The Cliffs of Moher. That certainly includes Powerscourt house and gardens located about an hours drive from Dublin.   ( Disclosure: SomeContinue reading “Powerscourt House and Gardens”

A day trip to Charlesfort

( Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no extra cost to you, I will earn a commision if you click through and make a purchase) Ordinarily at this time of year I am busy guiding with Trafalgar Tours and bringing guests to all parts of the country such as Glendalough,Continue reading “A day trip to Charlesfort”

A visit to Glendalough

      ( Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no extra cost to you, I will earn a commision if you click through and make a purchase) Glendalaugh is a beautiful valley in the heart of Wicklow. It is famed both for its monastic heritage and natural beauty. IContinue reading “A visit to Glendalough”

Country Under Wave – An Irish Story

( Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no extra cost to you, I will earn a commision if you click through and make a purchase) No day in this realm is without its beauty. But it takes a special kind of spirit to appreciate these grey, sunless days of ourContinue reading “Country Under Wave – An Irish Story”

A Trip to Dingle

( Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no extra cost to you, I will earn a commision if you click through and make a purchase) I went to Dingle last weekend in the company of the new lady in my life. We stayed in the Dingle Skellig Hotel. The hotelContinue reading “A Trip to Dingle”

A history of the railway in Ireland

( Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no extra cost to you, I will earn a commision if you click through and make a purchase) I love trains. I think they are beautiful. They seem to both rumble and ghost across the countryside. Travel is both luxurious and communal. TheyContinue reading “A history of the railway in Ireland”

Blarney Castle

( Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no extra cost to you, I will earn a commision if you click through and make a purchase)   Blarney castle with its famous Blarney stone is high on the agenda for most tourists. The thing to do is to climb to theContinue reading “Blarney Castle”

Giant’s Causeway

( Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no extra cost to you, I will earn a commision if you click through and make a purchase)   Perched on the North Eastern edge of Ireland, if you travel through the loyalist towns with their Union Jack flags, lies one of myContinue reading “Giant’s Causeway”