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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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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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Eyeries, County Cork, Ireland ( Na hAoraí )

What can I say about Eyeries? It is such a breath of fresh air and sunshine to visit, a beautiful, colourful town away from the hustle and bustle of city life. It overlooks Coulagh Bay and the mouth of the … Continue reading

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Glenbeg Lake, County Cork, Ireland

Near the village of Ardgroom, County Cork, Ireland there is a distinct hill, smaller than the rest, in the forefront of the others. Hidden behind it is a real gem, the magnificently deep Glenbeg Lake. We followed the road around … 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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Massmount Church Ruins, Adrigole, County Cork

The sign to Massmount Church in the parish of Adrigole directed us to a site three kilometres away. I’d read in Daniel M. O’Brien’s book, Beara: A Journey Through History, the church was built after the penal times . I … 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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