After driving along very narrow and windy Irish roads followed by a 2 kilometer hike along cliffs and over swampy bogs we came to this picturesque lighthouse overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. It was definitely worth the effort!
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Throughout Ireland are 100’s of stone circles that were built back in the bronze age, between 1400-800 BC. Nobody knows for sure what their function was, but many scientists have speculated that they were associated with religious rituals that may have used observations of the moon and sun. Many occultists believe that these stone circles […]
I went to Blarney Castle in Ireland. The castle was awesome! Do you know about Blarney Castle? I am going to tell you about Blarney castle. It was built around 600 years ago. It had tiny, windy steps. They are called trip steps because the steps are uneven so the attacker will trip. There were […]
During our stay in Ireland I have been thinking about my family history. My maiden name is Foxx and the extra X was added long after my ancestors immigrated to the United States due to a banking error. But that is an entirely different story. Anyway, family lore tells us that my dad’s great, great […]
Long before coming to Ireland I had heard about the stories of how the locals would pee on the Blarney Stone at night and have a good laugh when the tourists would line up to kiss it in the morning. I always laughed about it until we arrived to Ireland and were told by a […]