Tag Archives: Ireland

A Traditional Irish Blessing

Blessings are good any day and not just on March 17th!  Ireland is an amazing place, especially for your first adventure outside of the United States.  The people are warm, friendly, love Americans as well as being  funny and welcoming. … Continue reading

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Who Were the Black Irish?

 Who were the Black Irish? Back to Irish history The term ‘Black Irish’ is one that most people will have heard at some point, although it is more commonly used in the US, Britain and Australia than it is in … Continue reading

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“Brooklyn”. . . . a film

Many of us are drawn  to the mystery of home and family and trying to find our place in the world. Some of us are content with the family and place where we are born, but others are searching for … Continue reading

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Working Irish Border Collies

We had a Border Collie whose name was Lucy. She was the ‘dog’ of my husband’s life! When we drove through England we stopped when we saw a man and his Collies playing ball in the front yard of the … Continue reading

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Bogside, Derry

As we ate our proper Irish breakfast in the small dining room of our B&B, I struck up a conversation with the woman who had come  and cooked for us. While I am always happy to share my story, I … Continue reading

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Londonderry. . . . . Derry Ireland

Derry or Londonderry  was to be a night stopover on our way to the Giant’s Causeway when we were in  Ireland in the summer of  2010.  What a surprise to have it worm its way into our hearts.  David plans … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

Ireland is a great first time travelers’ destination with friendly, welcoming  people, beautiful landscape, castles, the Blarney Stone,  great pubs and fish and chips!  I have never heard anyone say they didn’t enjoy their time in the Emerald Isle!

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