This castle lies on a Crannog, a man made island, next to Killykeen Forest Park. It’s only accessible by boat, but it sure is worth travelling there.
Church of the Old Rath (Cill na Seanrátha) as Killeshandra is called in irish, is a small town northwest of Cavan and is central to County Cavan’s lakeland and geopark region.
The biggest town near to our house was Cavan, and we drove there a couple of times to do some shopping and explore the many cafés and restaurants!
I visited two whiskey distilleries – the one in Bushmills and the other in Tullamore – and there’s one I definitely liked a lot more. Find out which one and why underneath the cut!
For this year’s travel to Ireland, we also booked two flats through air bnb. I want to tell you how it works and what we experienced.
Galway lies on the west coast of Ireland and does not only offer an almost never-ending collection of pubs, but a lot streets filled with stores and a lot to see. This year I spent one day in Galway as well, and if you’re planning to do the same, here’s a good mix of walking, … More A day in Galway
2017 is the first year where we’re travelling to Ireland and booking every step ourselves! Here are a couple of things you should not forget when planning your own trip to Ireland without any travel agency!
Ireland is an island in Europe and it is divided into the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. So far I only visited the Republic of Ireland, so this entry will focus on this area.
Near Headford lies this gem. And it truly is one. I have seen many ruins during the last years. Some of them are magnificent, some are just a couple of stones in a field. But this friary truly is stunning!
Baile Átha Luain – town of Luan’s ford or Athlone lies on the River Shannon and near the southern shore of Lough Ree. In the Midlands it’s the largest town with about 20.000 inhabitants.