Every county in Ireland has its “Old Bog Road” and everyone who listens to the song will relate it to his own home place for it is a sentimental song, a song of nostalgia and homesickness written by Teresa Brayton(1868-1943), who was born in Co. Kildare, and emigrated, as many others, to America where she … Continue reading The Old Bog Road
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On the Edge!
The Burren is a plant lover’s paradise, an area of outstanding scenic beauty and so a joy to all who visit. When the opportunity arises we jump at the chance to visit, enjoy the long walks and search out the many wildflowers which we could see nowhere else in the country – indeed, one might … Continue reading On the Edge!
This is The Burren
A beautiful book on a beautiful part of Ireland is simply perfect! My introduction to The Burren was one of my most enjoyable holidays ever. It was organised by The Old Ground Hotel in Ennis and combined a stay in the hotel with an introductory talk on The Burren by Tony Kirby of Heart of … Continue reading This is The Burren