Category Archives: Ireland travel

Glencolumkille Donegal

Had the fates not sent the pandemic, I’d be back in Ireland, taking a class at Oideas Gael, . I haven’t been back to this small town for eight years, and the place tugs at me. Oideas Gael is open during … Continue reading

Posted in Ireland, Ireland travel, Poems, poetry | 1 Comment

Rainy Days Call for Tea

The rain splashed enthusiastically on the cobbled streets today and kept me close to home.  I went to Cake Cafe for breakfast, just a short walk up Camden Street. Cake Cafe is a place I should have come to earlier. … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Dublin cafes, Ireland travel, Poems | 2 Comments

The Grand Canal, Portobello

I’m sure there’s more than one Grand Canal, but this one is just four doors down from my house, with George Bernard Shaw’s birthplace right around the corner.  I tried my best to sneak up on the swans, skulking behind … Continue reading

Posted in Dublin, Ireland travel, photographs | Comments Off on The Grand Canal, Portobello

Visit Dublin

Today’s walk took me up the road, in Warrenmount,  past the flower shop and St. Patricks Cathedral.  Flowers still bloom in gardens here. The spire of St. Patrick’s Cathedral points its nose above the shorter buildings. It’s said that Saint … Continue reading

Posted in Dublin, Ireland travel, travel in Ireland | Comments Off on Visit Dublin

Stroll on Grafton Street

  I’ve just arrived this morning.  After a short snooze I headed up to the Center of Dublin, and want to share the walk with you, via Camden Street. Folk who think lamb stew and spuds are what you eat … Continue reading

Posted in Dublin, Ireland travel | Comments Off on Stroll on Grafton Street

Mr. Rice’s Bull

I’ve walked over to Inishkeel (Inis Caol) off the coast of Donegal Ireland when the tide is almost at its lowest. several times.  Each time,I read this sign and I imagine hopping over the wire fence. It looks so beautiful  … Continue reading

Posted in ancient sites, cows, Ireland travel | Comments Off on Mr. Rice’s Bull

Joyce and Sweny by Merrion Park

Posted in Ireland, Ireland travel, Irish Tourism, Poems, travel in Ireland | 1 Comment

Around Town Reading Today

  The Guinness end of town begins here as well as The Camino. Last night & today I took photos of environmental print that caught my eye. I’d love to know if any of these catch your eye, and what it … Continue reading

Posted in Ireland travel, Poems | Comments Off on Around Town Reading Today