Tag Archives: Ireland

Monochrome Madness — Week 32

I went back to our first trip to Ireland in 2002 for this week’s entry to Laura and Leanne’s Monochrome Madness Challenge over on Leanne’s website. We spent five weeks all over Ireland that year including a few days in … Continue reading

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We Travel to Meet People

There are three types of people we usually meet when we travel. First of all, there are the locals. In our case, these are usually hotel and restaurant employees and bus drivers and taxi drivers. Oh, and vendors and retail … Continue reading

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Touring the Rock of Cashel

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The Rock of Cashel is one of County Tipperary’s top tourist attractions and we toured the Rock during our three-day stay in Cashel in 2002. The Rock sits at the edge of town in the middle of Ireland’s Golden Vale … Continue reading

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Touring the Ring of Kerry

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We were nearing the end of our fourth week in Ireland and our plans called for a two-day visit to County Kerry. As far as I knew I had no ancestors from Kerry and so this was to be strictly … Continue reading

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Walking through Cloonloo in County Sligo

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Her name was Margaret Davis and she lived in Reno. She also went by the name of Maggy and her email handle was SageMom. Both of us subscribed to several Rootsweb Irish Message Lists. One day in 2002 Margaret posted … Continue reading

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Where did my Kennys come from?

Six of my eight great grandparents were born in Ireland and I have been able to determine their birthplaces down to the county level for five of the six. And for two of the six I have actually visited their … Continue reading

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A Day In Dublin 2009

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We flew from San Francisco to Dublin in March of 2009 and spent a couple of nights in Sutton in northwest County Dublin. After breakfast on our second day in Ireland we went on a pleasant walk to the coastal … Continue reading

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Searching for the birthplace of our Gallaghers in Ireland

My wife and I spent five weeks in Ireland in 2002 looking for the birthplaces of my six great grandparents who were born in Ireland. We spent a week in County Down with some Muckle relatives who showed us around … Continue reading

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Churches in Ireland

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Here are some photos of the churches we visited during ourĀ  trips to Ireland in 2002 and 2009.

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