Tag Archives: Ireland

St. Mary’s Abbey in Howth

I’m back with more from Howth. The ruins of St. Mary’s Abbey dates back to 1042 when the area was ruled by King Sitric, a Viking king. The church was dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. The original church was … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Eye

Last time, I shared some photos from Howth Head. Off the coast is Ireland’s Eye, a small uninhabited island. You can take a ferry to the island, but we were pressed for time. The massive freestanding rock, called “the Stack,” … Continue reading

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A Fab View

Recently, we took a day off to jaunt to Howth. We’d heard the views from Howth Head were breathtaking. Actually, it’s number five on Visit Dublin’s Seven Unbeatable Views. Howth is roughly fifteen kilometers northeast of Dublin. Considering we were interested … Continue reading

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Did someone say beer?

A couple of weeks ago, I had plans to go to the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin. When the day arrived, I considered not going. Not because I don’t like Guinness. I do. But I was feeling horrible. I didn’t know it … Continue reading

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#StPatricksDay Parade in Dublin

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Getting ready for Dublin’s #StPatricksDay Parade

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Dublin is gearing up for St. Patrick’s Day

 

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A Change of Plans

Earlier, I left the flat to go for a walk, but it was windy with rain threatening so I cut my walk short. On the way home, I picked up a lemon poppy seed donut and a cup of tea. … Continue reading

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Splashes of Color

Happy Friday! Yesterday it was dull and gray in Dublin, but there are signs of spring. Have a marvelous weekend!

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Dublin at night

When I moved to Dublin in July I was amazed by how long the days seemed. The sun was up well before I even contemplated getting out of bed and stayed until close to my bedtime. Now, I’m equally fascinated by the long … Continue reading

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