Category Archives: Beal Na Lappa

April Showers, Rainbows, Lambs and Flowers

The thing I love about Spring in Ireland is that it bursts forth in a flurry of romantic, spring-time cliches. Misty, soft, rain? Check. Rainbows? Check. Frolicking lambs? Check. Flowers? But of course…. Throw in a pheasant crowing at the … Continue reading

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Snow! Beara Wearing some Wintry Frosting

While the rest of Ireland has been digging themselves out for a week or more, the Beara peninsula has remained a little pocket of green. We happily enjoyed our bright skies and clear roads, until this morning that is.We woke … Continue reading

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Happy Easter to All!

  Hope this beautiful weekend finds you all happy and healthy. It’s been a busy couple of months as I am re-vamping my blogs and website. The Ring of Beara Blog will continue on a less sporadic schedule; I’ll be traveling … Continue reading

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Mindfulness of the Senses: A Walk Around My Home

I decided to take a little walk around with a focus on mindfulness of the senses. Instead of trying to reach out and create a mental conversation with the world around me, I withdrew slightly and moved into the role … Continue reading

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Home to the Beara Peninsula!

After a long few weeks we are finally home! Hurray! As one person so succinctly put it, “You’ve been to hell and brought back a piece of heaven.” Little Éadaoin is now a little over eight weeks old and a … Continue reading

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Éadaoin Inari Byrne

Dearest Friends, I have many posts and photographs lined up for you, but they will have to wait until the magical month of May. In the meantime I have some happy news I am delighted to share with you. March … Continue reading

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September Brings Fairy Winds

The fields this morning captured the sunlight with waving silver and golden tips. I opened the bedroom window and took a picture trying to capture the interplay of light and hill, reed and sky, yearning to show you what the … Continue reading

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