14. January 2020

Hotel Daughter

After a first contact with Ireland in Dublin, my parents now returned to our home on the west coast with us, where they could properly get in touch with the land of our dreams. At this point they had no idea what else was waiting for them and how much better it would get! We […]

Baile Átha Cliath

Already one day after our trip to Lough Derg and Bunratty Castle (see last post) we went to the other side of the green island into the capital of the country, which in Irish is named so beautifully Baile Átha Cliath (in English: “Town of the Hurdled Ford”) for two reasons. Reason 1: A concert […]

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On Irish tracks

This time it’s all about the only day trip Falk has planned all by himself on the occasion of an anniversary. And so much in advance: he did a great job! Too bad that no further followed! 😉 This trip in mid-May last year first led us to the third largest lake in Ireland, Lough […]

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Blown away

“You’ll be blown away” promises a leaflet about the Loop Head Peninsula in County Clare. There’s supposed to be something for everyone – for passionate adventurers, history geeks, nature boys (or girls), family, couples or singles. Of course we wanted to get to the bottom of this promise on a day trip, especially since the […]

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Meetup in the Forest

A friend recommended the app “Meetup” for getting to know some new people in Ireland. No sooner said than done – and we were already registered for a trip to Lough Key Forest Park together with about 15 other people from Galway and the surrounding area. The 800-hectare park on the south shore of Lough […]

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Savage Beauty

Oscar Wilde once described the place, we’re writing about this time, as a “savage beauty”. Once you’ve been there, you know what he’s talking about. We‘re talking about Connemara, a region in the west of County Galway. Connemara has so many faces. This gets visible especially when looking on the footage from various corners of […]

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