Category Archives: Co. Cork

A little bit of country and a brief stop in Kinsale, Co. Cork : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 We drove from Mizen Head back to Cork along the coast road through Skibbereen and Clonakilty and several villages in-between,  stopping at Kinsale for a quick look Beautiful fuchsia hedges line many, many … Continue reading

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Mizen Head, Co. Cork : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 Mizen Head is well-worth visiting.   I had done a blog in 2009, as with Blarney Castle, but it’s worth another mention.    It’s the most south-westerly tip of Ireland, with steep cliffs, often … Continue reading

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Bantry Bay, Co. Cork : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 On the drive from Blarney Castle to Mizen Head, hubby and I stopped briefly at Bantry Bay Driving through one of the villages  … Bantry Bay … Bantry House has been the … Continue reading

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Blarney Castle, Co. Cork : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 I had done a post on our visit to Blarney Castle , on our return,  so this is a photo-journey through part, a very small part, of the 60 acre parkland surrounding the castle, the castle … Continue reading

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Cork, Co. Cork : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 Hubby and I had a two-night stopover in the city of Cork .. and there again, as in Waterford, we didn’t spend much time in the city itself except for a walk-about … Continue reading

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Skywatch Friday :

I have recently been going through our Ireland photos taken during our holiday in 2009 and realised there are many I haven’t used for my blog, including Skywatch.  Sooooo … here’s one of the pretty reflection of the cloudy evening sky (typical … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday :

Blarney Castle, Co. Cork, Ireland For more Wordless Wednesday contributions go here and here  

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Wordless Wednesday :

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Skywatch Friday :

Sky…. clouds …. water …. … add a bird or two …. a couple of fishing boats …. a fisherman …. Perfect !! Bantry Bay, Co. Cork (on our recent Ireland holiday) – for more skies across the globe .. … Continue reading

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Come with me …..

.. while we walk along the banks of the River Martin, towards the Blarney Castle, Co. Cork … … the path leading to the Castle meanders through part of the 60 acres of parkland … … with trees in their … Continue reading

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