Tag Archives: irish

Castletownbere, County Cork, Ireland

Welcome to the lovely town of Castletownbere (Baile Chaisleáin Bhéarra), a friendly fishing port with everything one needs for a comfortable visit. The landscape surrounding the town is beautiful and rugged, providing plenty of places for walking and exploring. Friendly … Continue reading

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Driving in Ireland

In Ireland one drives on the left hand side of the road, and the cars are right hand drive. Although the highway infrastructure is improving it is important to note that many roads are single lane and have rough surfaces. … Continue reading

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Dursey Island, County Cork, Ireland

This post has been migrated to: http://www.susanneiles.com/journeys/dursey-island-ireland….a new website with more information,maps and better quality photographs.  Please stop by the new website for a visit! ———————————————————————————————————- Dursey Island  (Baoi Bhéarra or Oileán Baoi) is a rugged piece of land once attached to Ireland, … 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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