Tag Archives: Ireland

Our Irish Uncle

Today is Independence Day here in the United States of America.  It’s a day when we celebrate things that are typically and traditionally “American.” So, what can be more typically American than our friend with the white beard, Uncle Sam?  … Continue reading

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Boy on a Wall

I’ve decided to go back to my 2015 trip to Ireland for today’s post.  More specifically – to Dublin. I was walking down by the River Liffey, which is the river that runs through the middle of the city, when  … Continue reading

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Baile Átha Cliath

The fair city of Dublin, Ireland – known in Irish Gaelic as Baile Átha Cliath (“town of the hurdled ford”) – is a lovely place filled with many fine and elegant buildings, not to mention a lot of interesting people. … Continue reading

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Patricks Court

It’s back to my 2015 trip to Ireland, and this time we found ourselves looking at a short alleyway going underneath a building in the very nice town of Killkenny. I liked the look of the alley, so I made … Continue reading

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Irish Wisdom

And for today’s post, a bit of wisdom from the Emerald Isle, as photographed in a shop window in Killarney. I believe that the text is self-explanatory.

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The City of the Tribes

Galway, Ireland, has been called “The City of the Tribes,” in reference to the 14 merchant families that were once very powerful and prominent there. This post is not about that part of Galway’s history (though you can read about … Continue reading

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A Dog and Donkey Show?

Here are some more photos from my trip to Ireland last year.  These were made in County Kerry on the way out to travel and see the attractions of the Ring of Kerry, which is on beautiful Iveragh peninsula in … Continue reading

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The Cliffs

I hope everybody enjoyed their Thanksgiving Day weekend.  Some of you out there no doubt stuffed yourself with food, and it was with food in mind that I made a post regarding food on that day with a photo from … Continue reading

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Good Food

I was working on some of the photos from my 2015 trip to Ireland today.  This one, from the coastal town of Cobh, seems expressive of today’s theme.  I hope everyone ate some good food surrounded by family and friends. … Continue reading

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2015: What a Long, Strange Trip It Was

It’s been several weeks since my last post.  These long gaps between posts are never planned or anticipated, but they happen nonetheless.  I’d been working a lot of overtime recently, which lead to the double whammy of not being home … Continue reading

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