It was the second time I traveled to the Wicklow Mountains and Glendalough, another beautiful National Park in Ireland...
Limerick, Shannon River, King John's Castle, Bunratty Castle We got up very early, had a quick coffee and got ready for our first day tour, which started at 6.50 am. Imagine how excited we all were. The Cliffs of Moher, one of the most famous places in Ireland. Our first stop was Limerick and the… Continue reading Ireland 2014 – Part IV – Off to the West Coast
Dublin - The next two days Oscar Wilde, loads of rain, more colourful art work, hidden alleys and Dublin Castle. Molly Malone When I led my sister and friend to the Molly Malone statue I couldn't believe my eyes cause she was no longer there. Turning around several times I said, "she was here, I swear,… Continue reading Ireland 2014 – Part III
Saint Patrick's Cathedral Dublin On our third day we got to visit St. Patrick's Cathedral. The last time I wanted to go inside it was closed for reasons I can't remember. "Saint Patrick is said to have baptised converts to Christianity at a well that once existed in the park alongside the Cathedral. Because of… Continue reading Ireland 2014 – Part II
The first two days So right after we arrived in Dublin we settled into our three-bedroom, which was quite an adventure. Three different characters in a small room with an even smaller bathroom. Not to mention the hotel labyrinth. Luckily it only took us the first two days or so until we were able to… Continue reading Ireland 2014 – Part I
As I am already looking forward to my Ireland trip in May this year I just had to crochet this Irish cushion. Yes, I'm already counting the days...
Yesterday I spent some hours at the Irish Days 2013 festival in Neuland Park, Leverkusen. Even though it took me a while to get there - I was traveling by buses/trains - it was a lovely day filled with nice conversations about Ireland and collecting new magazines and catalogs. Of course I couldn't resist taking… Continue reading Irish Days 2013 – the gathering Ireland 2013