If the weather is nice and it’s not pissing down rain; we like to take a Sunday afternoon drive. We try to find a new road or area to explore. I remain amazed at how many little side roads and laneways are found in this little area of Enniscorthy. Oylegate is just one small village… Read More A Sunday Drive in Wexford
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
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
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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!
“Snow, high winds and temperatures of -8C are set to freeze Ireland solid over the next 24 hours. The forecast is so bad that Met Eireann has issued a Status Orange alert. The warning reads: “Snow-ice Warning for Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Dublin, Kildare, Laois, Longford, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath and Meath. “Significant falls of… Read More
Getting ready to go to the Irish location. Redesign Antiques will still be open…someone is here to mind the store. If anyone is interested in Irish- American Genealogy, I have set up a new Facebook page with Irish interests and genealogy..it’s called My Irish Granny. Here is link to the Facebook Irish site. Check out… Read More GETTING READY FOR THE FULL IRISH
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