Category Archives: Ireland

Cake and scones down memory lane

Hubby and I have a coffee date almost every Tuesday 🙂   It’s the only weekday morning that we don’t go our separate ways.    We have tried most places in and around our area, and depending on how far we want … Continue reading

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Last day in Dublin : Travel Reminiscences

Travel reminiscences of our wonderful holiday in Ireland 2009 Technically, this wasn’t on our last day in Ireland.   It was the evening before we started our fabulous 10 day self-drive tour of this beautiful country.   It was the evening after our tour … Continue reading

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Guinness Storehouse, Dublin : Travel Reminiscences

Travel reminiscences of our wonderful holiday in Ireland 2009 Hubby is a beer drinker.  I’m not.  Even if you’re not a beer drinker, the Guinness Storehouse is well worth a visit when in Dublin. The Guinness Storehouse is a new … Continue reading

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Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin : Travel Reminiscences

Travel reminiscences of our wonderful holiday in Ireland 2009 Christ Church Cathedral, the Mother Church of the United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough in the Church of Ireland, part of the world wide Anglican Communion. Viking Dublin’s first cathedral was a … Continue reading

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Dublinia and the Viking World in Dublin : Travel Reminiscences

Travel reminiscences of our wonderful holiday in Ireland 2009 When we first came across the Dublinia on the second day of our arrival in Ireland, I hadn’t realised how much the Viking raiders played a part in Ireland’s history way, way … Continue reading

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Exploring Dublin 2 : Travel Reminiscences

Travel reminiscences of our wonderful holiday in Ireland 2009 Our ‘Hop on-Hop off’ bus tour in Dublin continues ….  across O’Connell Bridge over the River Liffey into Southeast Dublin Main entrance to Trinity College founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Exploring Dublin, Ireland : Travel Reminiscences

St Patrick’s day, a few days ago,  jogged my memory of the incomplete ‘Travel Reminiscences’ series I started last year where I was posting all the bits in Ireland I had not done when we returned from that fabulous holiday in 2009.  … Continue reading

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