Where the Bandon meets the sea

Where the Bandon meets the sea
This entry is part 8 of 27 in the series Ag am ar bith - Ireland & Scotland 2019

15 August 2019 It’s time to explore the Southern coast of Ireland. But first we had some shopping to attend to in Kenmare. Every year, on the 15th of August, the town has the Kenmare fair. People come from far to buy livestock, and other farm-like stuff. And we ended up in the middle of…

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The valleys and the peaks

The valleys and the peaks
This entry is part 7 of 27 in the series Ag am ar bith - Ireland & Scotland 2019

14 August 2019 After the lack of visible yesterday, we decided to retrace our steps back to Valentia island. Windy.com suggested that visibility would improve around midday, so we had high hopes of some good views.  The first stop was the Waterville Golf links golf course. The pro at the course was so impressed with the fact…

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…and the mountains above you

…and the mountains above you
This entry is part 5 of 27 in the series Ag am ar bith - Ireland & Scotland 2019

Every now and then you come across a guesthouse that feels like you are simply visiting an old friend. Our hostess at our guesthouse in Dingle is such a welcoming and helpful lady. She has given us all the insider tips for making the most of our time on the Dingle Peninsula. First, we took…

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The broad Atlantic swells below me

The broad Atlantic swells below me
This entry is part 3 of 27 in the series Ag am ar bith - Ireland & Scotland 2019

10 August 2019 One of our guidebooks describes Connemara as breathtakingly beautiful. I suspect that can be said about most of Ireland. We decided to drive North along the coast to Roundstone, before heading South to Doolin, our final destination for the day. The landscape consists largely of lakes, mountains and bogs, and it is…

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In Dublin’s fair city…

In Dublin’s fair city…
This entry is part 1 of 27 in the series Ag am ar bith - Ireland & Scotland 2019

8 August 2019 It’s about time… For a new adventure, that is. But also to get that dreaded international flight behind our backs. I originally started considering a trip to Ireland well over a year ago. Eventually we decided that there is no use not including Scotland as well. And finally, all the many months…

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Although we’ve come to the end of the road…

Although we’ve come to the end of the road…

12 September 2017 Emotions are always a little weird when you realise that you are just about reaching the end of an adventure. You don’t want it to end, but you also miss the family at home. Our last night was spent on Burano. The island that bursts with colour. There are obviously some urban…

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