Tag 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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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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Stone by Stone – Restoring a Castle of the Dillon Clan

Lately the husband of my friend Eileen asked me if I would like to know a very extraordinary person and place. Of course I wanted to and he arranged one super sunny morning to go to Riverstown. This little place … Continue reading

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A Hill View From the Hill of Slane

Hills are great and especially in a flat land like the Republic of Ireland. Because from every hill you have the best view ever! Slane is a little town near to Navan, just a few miles far. It has mainly … Continue reading

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Where all Began – the Hill of Tara

Tara is – I would say – the most important site of Ireland’s history. More than 5.000 years long the ràths of the ancient Irish were built here up to the 6th century. Later Tara was the cultural, political and … Continue reading

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