Category Archives: Ireland

In the Land of Giants – Carlingford on the Cooley Peninsula

Cairlinn (in Irish) is situated within the Cooley Peninsula next to the Northern Ireland border. It’s a tiny super tidy town (1988 it won the Irish Tidy Towns Competition) next to the sea and int the Cooley mountains with a … Continue reading

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Where Mel Gibbson Filmed His Braveheart

One of the most interesting castles I have ever seen is Trim Castle. It is always an adventure to dive into history. And here I had also one of my best guided tours ever. The guy was amazing. Every word … Continue reading

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A Tall Woman’s Love

“The Long Woman’s Grave or “The Cairn of Cauthleen” is the grave of a Spanish noble woman who married Lorcan O’Hanlon, the youngest son of the “Cean” or Chieftain of Omeath. On the death of the Cean he ordered that … Continue reading

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In Newcastle in Northern Ireland for a Weekend

Newcastle.. that was my great weekend in Northern Ireland. I was actually at home of a very great friend and she wanted to treat me in a Spa Hotel. The decision was the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa Hotel. So … Continue reading

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Getting Lost in the Tollymore Forest Park

One of the most beautiful places I have been in Northern Ireland is the Tollymore Forest Park. As I was in a super fantastic Spa Hotel in Newcastle at the coast of County Down I had the possibility to walk … Continue reading

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