Article : National Pilgrim Paths Day Today was National Pilgrim Paths Day in Ireland and this link has a great article to highlight that. Over the last few months, there has been a great drive to encourage people to walk one (or some) of the many walkways throughout Ireland. There are looped, circular and linear walks,... Continue Reading →

Leafy Loop, Durrow…

The last few months have been the busiest I have been work-wise. The heavy storms in December to February have taken its' toll on me as well as lot of people in Ireland. Sometimes, working in property claims is not all it is made out to be. But now that things have calmed down, I... Continue Reading →

2013 becomes 2014

So this is my first post since Christmas, and no better time to write since I am back to work tomorrow. I am expecting a busy day tomorrow after the high winds over the Christmas period. I hope you all had a happy and peaceful holiday and are looking forward to 2014. I managed to... Continue Reading →

Long-distance trails in Ireland

Since I returned home in June, I've begun to look into walking some of the way- marked trails across Ireland. I had previously heard of the Kerry Camino and the Dingle Way and while these are the more popular ones, there are over 40 others that are well marked. Some are longer at over 200km... Continue Reading →

Sun? Rain? Snow?,, The Irish are the best for talking about the weather. Whether it is the one or two lines to start a conversation or the many trending topics you come across on Twitter. You see, the weather here is out of the ordinary over the last few weeks. Up to Monday (22nd July)... Continue Reading →

The sun has shown up…

...and is a little late to the party! We are in the middle of a heat wave here in Ireland. Eventually! Yesterday we had temperatures reaching 30c and while this does not sound high for those in Europe or western American states, it's a little too warm here. We haven't got the best record for... Continue Reading →

The other side of the coin…

I think it's time to park the Camino to one side and get on with my so called life. It has been a week since I touched down in Dublin and 8 days since I said goodbye to my Camino buds. They are pretty close to Santiago at this stage, under the 50km mark, and... Continue Reading →

At long last..

It has finally happened folks! I have managed to purchase a ticket to see Sigur Ros when they play in Dublin in November. Ever since I heard them first in 2002 on a radio at half past midnight, I have been eager to see them. Unfortunately, their shows seem to sell out very very quickly.... Continue Reading →

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