Gortarowey

Last night on twitter I was rambling on about where I was going to explore. I'm always looking for new places....but I thought I'd have to go back to one of my old haunts until my twitter friend Vanessa told me about Gortarowey. It's just after Yeats Tavern, a right turn heading to Barnaribbon. It's... Continue Reading →

Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery

On Thursday I went to Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery. It's somewhere I've been meaning to go for ages but never got around to it. This is the largest cemetery of megalithic tombs in Ireland and is also among the country's oldest, with monuments ranging from five and a half thousand to six and a half thousand... Continue Reading →

Tourists for a week

Dear Blog Readers (and I know there are a few of you 😉 ) Sorry I've been quiet over the last week. We had Andy's dad over to visit. It's his first visit to Ireland and we've lived here for 20 years so it was lovely to see him. We've been trying to show him... Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday to the blog!

Benbulben, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. Well it's a year since I started this blog. It's gone really fast. So many things happened in the last year, hopefully this year will be quieter. This was my first blog. I was reading the Diary of a Country Wife's blog and she was writing about traditional Ireland. We... Continue Reading →

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