Hidden Ireland: Glanteenassig Forest and Lough Caum

Sitting on a bench and overlooking the water, there was not a sound to be heard but the whisper of the wind. “Off the beaten track”, is a phrase often used across many travel guides, and while some may be off the main road, they’re still very much touristy. Glanteenassig is certainly not that. While [...]

By | May 13th, 2016|Ireland, Places We Love|2 Comments

Memories of Baile na nGall: Poignant Family Moments in County Kerry

Me, Mom and Grandad at Ballydavid Pier “Conas atá sibh?”, “Go maith!” we both answered in unison. Baile na nGall is a special place for Mom and I. Translated as “Town of the Foreigners”, it’s more like a second home rather than a foreign land. Áit gurb fhéidir linn Gaelainn a labhairt gan [...]

By | March 24th, 2016|Blog, Ireland, Places We Love|0 Comments

Places We Love: Wine Strand in County Kerry

Trá na Fhíona or Wine Strand in English is the perfect spot if you’re really looking to escape from it all. It's a small beach that’s tucked away among houses and sheep and what's great about it is that we’ve never seen more than 10 people on Wine Strand at a time. This family [...]

By | March 22nd, 2016|Ireland, Places We Love|2 Comments