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Posted by on Jun 26, 2011 in Activities, Destinations, Headlines, Planning | 1 comment

Sunday Morning Reading

Gleninchaquin Park near Kenmare, Co Kerry by Judy Arnold. Click the photo for more photos from her trip.

Good morning! Here’s a fresh batch of great Ireland stories to enjoy with your Sunday morning tea or coffee.

  1. 2011 Emerald Awards – Michele Erdvig is back from Ireland and she’s compiled her annual list of favorite places to stay and eat.
  2. Roaming Ireland’s Wild West – Lisa Monforton tells how she thinks one section of Ireland is “stealing the show.” Be sure to click the Romantic and Rough-Hewn Landscapes link for photos. — Calgary Herald
  3. Non-Stop “Craic” in Galway – Lisa Monforton continues the tales of her visit to Ireland’s West by writing about her time in Galway and at the Oyster Festival. — Calgary Herald
  4. Hunt for a Good Cup of Coffee in Ireland – Michael Brown’s java quest exposes him to some interesting bits of Ireland.
  5. Stranded in Ireland – In Irish, they may call it “tra” or “strand,” but it’s all about the beach for many. Here’s a look at Ireland’s best. — Irish Times
  6. Northern Ireland Farmer Sends a Message to His Sister in Heaven – Breast cancer took his sister away from him last year, but Edward Henry used his tractor to send her a very sweet message. — Belfast Telegraph
  7. Discovering Bray Head – Karen Newhouse climbs to the top of Bray Head the hard way… which makes the story of her County Wicklow adventure all the better.
  8. Meet One of Ireland’s Hottest Chefs – Billie Frank shares a conversation with one of Ireland’s top cooks and gives us a peek at one of Co. Waterford’s great places to eat. — Sante Fe Travelers
  9. Take a Seaside Holiday with Victorian Vistas in County Clare – Max Davidson goes beyond the Cliffs of Moher to show us County Clare. — The National
  10. Irish Teen Entrepreneur Now Exporting to Nine Countries – Tara Haughton may only be 16, but her shoe accessory business is selling so well she had to hire her dad to work full-time. — Irish Examiner
  11. Dublin Shortlisted for World Design Capital – Ireland’s capital, along with Bilbao, in Spain, and Cape Town in South Africa, are being eyed for the international honor. — Irish Times
  12. A Marvelous Surprise in Ireland – Rosemary Allen learns that seniors should let go of the trepidation and explore the Emerald Isle. — The West Australian
  13. Animated in Ireland – A look at Ireland’s thriving film animation industry and the wonderful exports coming from the Irish talent pool. — Irish Film Board
  14. Entering Sacred Places – This week’s Q&A answers a more-common-than-you-think question about going into sacred places in Ireland.
  15. Painting the Cottage Flashback – Liam goes down memory lane looking at old photos from Ireland.

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1 Comment

  1. Love the Sunday Morning Reading. And I was so excited to see a picture of Gleninchaquin Park! It was one of the highlights of our trip. It’s a beautiful place.

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