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Coming Home!

News! In less than a month, I will be visiting Ireland. It’s an exciting time for me and I can’t wait to get back to the hills, the sea, and the beauty of the people who call Beara their home. … Continue reading

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Don’t Blink! You Might Just Miss Lovely Lehanmore!

There are little jewel-like places that dot the highways and by-ways of the Ring of Beara. Each one has something special to offer, it’s just knowing where to look. Lehanmore, Loughane More, An Lochán Mór, County Cork, Ireland….it’s just a … 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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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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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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Hill Walking and Bog Trotting in Ireland

  One of my favourite things to do here in Ireland is hill climbing. Such incredible beauty and the only dangerous animals you are likely to run into are sheep. No bears, cougars or wolves here! There is something to … 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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