Dublin was an amazing place. Had all the trappings of a big city, but it felt more open than any big city I’ve ever been in. From the 2012 Scotland and Ireland set.
Blarney Castle was one of the best castles we saw on the trip. The Edinburgh castle was the most imposing but the Blarney castle was more photogenic. From the 2012 Scotland and Ireland set.
Killarney National Park was the first national park in Ireland and hosts the country’s last herd of red deer. Sadly we didn’t see any on this trip. From the 2012 Scotland and Ireland set.
The Dingle Penninsula is on the southwest edge of Ireland, in county Kerry and home of some of the most beautiful scenery in the country. This is from the 2012 Scotland and Ireland set.
The Cliffs of Moher are some huge cliffs on the southwest coast of Ireland. They are almost 400 feet tall and very dramatic. These are from the 2012 Scotland and Ireland set. This video will give you a sense of the size of the cliffs.
The Burren is an area in county Clare which is even rockier than the rest of Ireland and Scotland that we saw. Looked almost like another planet. From the 2012 Scotland and Ireland set.
Kilronan Castle is another estate/manor house designed to look like a castle even though it’s not. We got to stay a night there and enjoy luxury straight frm the 19th century. It was kinda fun to imagine yourself hobnobbing with the upper crust in these huge lavishly decorated rooms, bars, and sitting rooms. From the […]
Drumcliffe is a village in County Sligo. There are several notable landmarks including a Civil War Cemetery. But we wen there to see the church where W.B. Yeats was buried. From the 2012 Scotland and Ireland set.
Creevykeel is a tomb created by very ancient inhabitants of Ireland, probably as far back as 3500 BC. From the 2012 Scotland and Ireland set.
We took a tour of the Belleek China factory to see how they make china by hand. It was interesting to see how many different people with different skills it takes to produce a piece. From the 2012 Scotland and Ireland set.