Exploring the Emerald Isle: Into the North

The last leg of our trip was spent traveling into the north of the island. On our way we visited central Ireland’s exuberant city of Galway. The lively pedestrian streets were filled with people, food, art, and music. The vibe felt very artsy, cultured, and fun, so it wasn’t surprising to learn that Galway is […]

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Exploring the Emerald Isle: Cork, Castles, and Cliffs

On the next leg of our journey we traveled to the Munster Province on the southwestern end of the island. On our way we visited the old Jameson Distillery in Midleton for a tour and sampling of Ireland’s finest whiskey. I can’t really say much about Jameson because for some reason I don’t seem to […]

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Exploring the Emerald Isle: Dublin

It’s known as the Emerald Isle. Green, lush, and beautiful, Ireland has a little something for just about everyone, whether your vacation scene is the big city, the great outdoors, or somewhere inbetween. My mother and I spent 10 days exploring the island and its many attractions. We first visited the capital city of Dublin […]

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