Category Archives: Ireland

Happy St. Paddy’s Day

Hurray it’s St. Paddys Day! Here’s a toast to 2021. May it be all we hope for after this dreary and sad period in our lives. So lift a glass of your favorite beverage. A Guinness would be an excellent … Continue reading

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A Renaissance in Irish Whiskey

A Renaissance in Irish Whiskey: Well in all the my blogging years, I’ve mentioned whiskey only once or twice. But here in the midst of winter and the midst of a pandemic, a sip of whiskey might be the right … Continue reading

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Lough Shindilla in the Maumturks

This morning I came across a picture that brought back memories of a spring day roughly 10 years past. Out for a hike in Ireland’s Connemara, I came upon a lake alongside the road. Situated near the Maumturk Mountains, it … Continue reading

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St. Paddy’s Day

Hurray, it’s St. Paddy’s Day. Lift a Guinness to the sky my friend. Unfortunately here in Connecticut the coronavirus has all the watering holes shuttered. What a damn shame. Still St. Paddy’s Day has me thinking about the Emerald Isle. … Continue reading

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More on Ireland’s Church of St. Kilcatherine – Part Two

In the previous post, I told you about my wet journey to the Church of St. Kilcatherine. In a much earlier post, I also offered you pictures of the many cross designs there are to be found here. Visit this … Continue reading

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