Ross Castle in Killarney National Park

I spent two days in Killarney (albeit, one day dedicated to the Ring of Kerry, see post here). I made a point of going to see the National Park, and more specifically Ross Castle. The river walk is pleasant too. On the way there, I saw these aching rain clouds quickly racing across the mountains. … Continue reading Ross Castle in Killarney National Park


Around the Ring of Kerry We Go!

While in southwest Ireland, I visited the Ring of Kerry, otherwise called the Iveragh Peninsula. The landscape boasts the views of the coastline and mountainous terrain. Before the tour I worried over the rain, however I had (the Irish) luck on my side. The rain clouds cleared by the afternoon time.Β  Our route traveled from … Continue reading Around the Ring of Kerry We Go!

Cobh, Cork’s Cove

As I finished up the last of my midterm papers, I decided to come to Cork. Today I traveled further south to visit Cobh, a port used by many of the emigrants in the 1800s. One such Cobh emigrant was my great grandfather, Daniel Patrick O'Sullivan. Cobh, Little Island and Fota make up three islands … Continue reading Cobh, Cork’s Cove


Stepping Stones at the Giants Causeway

Long, long ago a volcano erupted and brought about one of the most popular modern day attractions in the UK/EU.Β In 1986, it was established as a UNESCO World heritage site and is a natural wonder of the world. The basalt hexagon rocks are incredible, and incredibly slick. The water swarms through the stacked rocks and … Continue reading Stepping Stones at the Giants Causeway