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Bullig Bay Loop, Castletownbere, County Cork, Ireland

The weather was glorious yesterday so we decided to make our way to the beach. We chose the shoreline of the Bullig Bay Loop because it is within hiking distance of our home and the trail head is well groomed and … Continue reading

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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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Sheep!

Sheep! Love them or not, they are definitely a living part of the Beara landscape. Luckily I love them…except when they are eating my garden of course. The following are some pictures of a few of the woolly beings that … Continue reading

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Early Spring in the Beara Peninsula

I missed you! I’ve not been blogging lately as we were in the process of moving to a farmhouse here on the Beara Peninsula. Although our cottage in Droum Woods was definitely cozy, we just needed some extra room for our … Continue reading

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Bere Island, County Cork, Ireland

From my front window I have a view of Bere Island, a rugged yet peaceful looking place, steeped in history. It’s intimately enshrouded with weather, wearing the sun’s rays like jewels some mornings, the soft mist as a wrap around … Continue reading

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An Irish Traffic Jam

 It was a beautiful day for touring the Irish countryside. The sun peeked out from behind the clouds off and on, keeping the day bright and comfortable. During the summertime, driving Irish roads can be maniacal but the traffic today … Continue reading

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