The Mysterious Cuckoo The first time I heard the mysterious cuckoo it was May. I was exploring the scenic route between Finney, County Mayo and Clonbur, County Galway near Lough Mask. I was intrigued because my partner, Bill, loves cuckoo clocks and several hung in our home in New Jersey. But this was the firstContinue reading “The Mysterious Cuckoo and Spring in Ireland”
Keem Bay, Achill Island just ranked as number one in the world. Just in time, because a heat wave hit Ireland recently with 30 degree centigrade temperatures. That’ s about 90 for us folks who use Fahrenheit. Wow! That is hot. I’ve been in Ireland several times when the temperatures heated up. And, without airContinue reading “Keem Bay Beach Ranked as Number One”
March belongs to St. Patrick. So today’s post features Downpatrick Head. Another breathtakingly beautiful place in County Mayo where Patrick visited.
Let’s begin this first day in March with an Irish blessing. May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day. May songbirds serenade you every step along the way. May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that’s always blue. May happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
Sneachta is forecast in parts of Ireland today. No, I’m not talking about snacking or being snarky. Sneachta is the Irish word for snow. Snow rarely happens in Ireland’s fairly moderate climate. So, when it does snow, sneachta gets thrown around a lot. Because why not? If you live in a country where it rarelyContinue reading “Sneachta in Ireland”