Festival in Dublin: St Patrick’s Day 2014

Courtesy St Patrick's Festival

ST PATRICK’S DAY FESTIVAL 3-YEAR THEME: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE: The St Patrick’s Day Festival in Dublin has always included a theme for its celebrations each year. Last year, being the “Year of The Gathering”, friends and family from all over the world were invited to take part in the city’s most celebrated St Patrick’s […]

A Visit to Belleek Pottery in Co. Fermanagh

Belleek Lattice Work © Travel Signposts

Belleek Pottery is World Famous for its Belleek Fine Parian China: Belleek is a little village in County Fermanagh in Northern Ireland that not many people may know about, except perhaps those people who are keen on Belleek china. Whilst the larger part of Belleek is in County Fermanagh, a part of the village spills […]

Drumcliffe’s Historic St. Columba’s Church

St Columba's - Drumcliffe © Travel Signposts

St. Columba’s Church Site Has Been A Place of Pilgrimage For Over 1,500 Years: “Under Bare Benbulben’s Head In Drumcliffe Churchyard Yeats Is Laid….” and although Drumcliffe is best known around the world as the final resting place of William B. Yeats, the site on which St. Columba’s Church stands has been a place of […]

Drumcliffe – Final Resting Place of William B. Yeats

William B. Yeats' Grave, Drumcliffe

Under Bare Benbulben’s Head In Drumcliffe Churchyard Yeats Is Laid: Driving south from Donegal to Sligo, we make a stop at Drumcliffe, a town best known as the final the resting place of William B. Yeats.  Yeats’ grave is in the churchyard of St. Columba’s Church where his great grandfather, John Yeats, was Rector in […]

Bunratty Folk Park – A Glimpse into Rural Life in the Past

Bunratty Folk Park, Co. Clare, Ireland

A Recreation of What Rural Life Was Like in Ireland Over 100 Years Ago: For a glimpse into rural life in Ireland in the past, we paid a visit to the Bunratty Folk Park in Bunratty, County Clare.   The Folk Park is set within the grounds of Bunratty Castle and is one of the most visited […]

A Medieval Banquet at Bunratty Castle

Medieval Banquet at Bunratty Castle

A Medieval Banquet with the Earl of Thomond: At Bunratty Castle in County Clare we had an opportunity to experience a medieval banquet. Ah, but weren’t they all carnivores during that time and should non-meat eaters like us attend a medieval banquet?  Our tour director convinced us that an evening at Bunratty Castle is an […]

The Legend of Finn McCool and the Giant’s Causeway

Giant's Causeway - Ireland

It was Finn McCool Who Built The Giant’s Causeway … As the Legend Goes: The Causeway Coast and its mystical Glens region is steeped in folklore, myths and magic. A favourite legend is that of Finn McCool, one of Ireland’s greatest folk heroes. Legend of Finn McCool As the Legend of Finn McCool goes – […]

The Giant’s Causeway – Antrim Coast

Giant's Causeway - Antrim Coast

Northern Ireland’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site is Most Fascinating : The Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located on the north Antrim Coast, an area of outstanding natural beauty.  Thousands of visitors come to this part of the north Irish coast just to see these intriguing rock formations which are […]

Killarney Towers Hotel & Leisure Centre – Killarney

Killarney Towers Hotel © Travel Signposts

A Review of Killarney Towers Hotel & Leisure Centre : Killarney Towers Hotel is a three-storey modern hotel in the heart of Killarney city. It is very convenient to the many restaurants, pubs in town and the shopping area. We had a triple room so there was plenty of space to spread out, quite a […]

Dining Out in Killarney

Penne Arrabiata

Killarney Restaurants We Checked and Where We Dined: Strolling through the streets of Killarney, we take the opportunity to check out a few restaurants to see where we might dine this evening.  We check out the Flesk Restaurant where we dined on our previous trip.  Peering through the window and from the weather-worn menu in […]