The Hill of Tara At first glance the Hill of Tara may seem like a rather non-de script place. Many tourists visit every year and possibly scratch their heads in […]
In the northeast corner of County Louth in Ireland lies the small and incredibly beautiful Cooley Peninsula. But as well its incredible beauty, it is also home to one wily little leprechaun.
The Bog of Allen, home of the legendary Irish Giant Finn McCool. The Bog of Allen is an immense raised bog covering an area nearly 1000 square kilometres in size. […]
Halloween, it’s NOT American Many people, it seems, think that Halloween is an American celebration. Over here in Slovenia, where I am currently living, when I ask people if they […]
Ail na Mireann (the stone of the Divisions) – Burial place of the Goddess Ériu, from whom Ireland takes its name. On the R390 between Mullingar and Athlone in County […]
Reek Sunday 2018 is almost upon us. Lying on the stunning Wild Atlantic Way, Croagh Patrick is a 765-metre mountain lying to the west of Westport town in County Mayo, […]
‘Mysterious Circle Appears in Joe “Boy” Conboy’s Back Garden’ I was sitting in the common room of Kirwan House Tourist Hostel in Wexford, having just completed a radio interview to […]
If you love to travel Ireland, and are fascinated by all its ancient history, legends and folklore, then check out my guidebook: Mysterious World: Ireland represents the next generation of […]
In Sligo the first Monday in lent was called Salting Monday – unmarried women would be salted to preserve them.