An American in Wexford, Antiques, Ireland, IRELAND SITES AND SOUNDS, Places of Interest, Travel

Antiquing in Ireland. The ” Old Yard ” in Kildare

Hi everyone, today I am going to take you on our trip to an antique shop and cafe about an hour drive north of us in Oylegate.  It is in a town called Castledermott in south-east Ireland near the Cavan and Kildare borders. The establishment is called “The Old Yard.”  It is a family run business… Read More Antiquing in Ireland. The ” Old Yard ” in Kildare

An American in Wexford, Ireland, Ireland, IRELAND SITES AND SOUNDS, Places of Interest, Travel

SCULPTURE IN IRELAND- ROADWAYS

Ireland calls itself the land of saints and scholars.  Many categories come under scholars, including artists and writers.  As I travel looking for gates and doors to photograph, I have also taken a few pix of the roadway sculptures. I recently learned that Ireland has a law that took 1% of the cost of building a… Read More SCULPTURE IN IRELAND- ROADWAYS

An American in Wexford, Ireland, Ireland, IRELAND SITES AND SOUNDS, Places of Interest, Travel

SPRING MUST BE HERE…GOT THE BUG!

I usually spend the winters in Ireland to avoid the snows of Ohio.  Mind,  I was born and raised in upstate NY- Albany, so you would think the snow of Ohio wouldn’t bother me BUT as I have gotten older, shoveling, slip sliding away on the roads have become an extremely unpleasant experience and so I… Read More SPRING MUST BE HERE…GOT THE BUG!

Genealogy, Ireland, IRELAND SITES AND SOUNDS, Places of Interest

FINBARR FURY- ALSO REAL IRISH MUSIC

Finbar Furey is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter, storyteller, actor, and a member of the renowned Furey family of musicians. Always at the forefront of musical change, Finbar’s successful career and extensive touring all over the world with his brothers introduced a whole new audience to their music and instruments. After thirty years touring with the… Read More FINBARR FURY- ALSO REAL IRISH MUSIC