A Visit to Blarney Castle Home of the Blarney Stone

Join me in a virtual visit to beautiful Blarney Castle, home of the Blarney Stone. When I was a little girl, my Dad and my Grandpa used to talk about kissing the Blarney Stone. It’s part of Blarney Castle and kissing it is said to give you the gift of eloquence. Although neither my Dad Read More…

A Day in Dublin – Things to See and Do

Dublin is a city absolutely teaming with history. The first Viking settlements were established here over a thousand years ago and Dublin had an established parliament by the beginning of the fourteenth century. Yet Dublin is also a modern and vibrant capital city with many cultural festivals and events. It’s the kind of place you Read More…

Kinsale, Ireland – Things to See and Do

A wonderful place to spend a day or longer, Kinsale is one of Ireland’s most beautiful seaside towns. The quaint crooked streets wind lazily into the distance, revealing the town’s medieval heritage. Many of them lead to Kinsale’s stunning bay. A popular place for yachting, deep-sea fishing and water sports, there are always plenty of boats Read More…

The English Market Cork Ireland

When you step into The English Market in Cork, you might not immediately realise just how historic it is. Although the current building was erected in the mid 19th century, there has been a market here since 1788. In fact, so famous is this iconic market that Queen Elizabeth visited here during her historic State Visit to Ireland in Read More…