Tag Archives: Ireland

Things Not To Miss in Ireland

Things Not To Miss in Ireland Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George’s Channel. It is the second-largest island of the British Isles, trailing only Great Britain, the third-largest in Europe, and the twentieth-largest on Earth. Politically, […]

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Giant’s Causeway

The Giant’s Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption. It is also known as Clochán an Aifir or Clochán na bhFomhórach in Irish and tha Giant’s Causey in Ulster-Scots. It is located in County Antrim on the northeast coast of Northern Ireland, about three miles […]

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Ireland: The Magic Road with Andrew McCarthy

Ireland: The Magic Road with Andrew McCarthy  There are weird and unearthly places where the known laws of physics do not seem to apply. Naturally, Ireland has more than its fair share of them. One, known locally as “The Magic Road” or “Magic Hill,” is in Co. Louth, near the Long Woman’s Grave in the […]

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The Blarney Stone

Kiss The Blarney Stone For over 200 years, world statesmen, literary giants, and legends of the silver screen have joined the millions of pilgrims climbing the steps to kiss the Blarney Stone and gain the gift of eloquence. Its powers are unquestioned but its story still creates debate. Once upon a time, visitors had to […]

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