Postcard From Ireland: Castlewellan Castle
Jun29

Postcard From Ireland: Castlewellan Castle

  Built by the 4th Earl Annesly in the Scottish Baronial style in 1856 Castlewellan Castle  is located in a large  forest park and is framed by the Mountains of Mourne.  Below the castle is a scenic lake. The estate includes the lovely, walled Annesly Gardens. The castle is currently used as a Christian Conference Center. Forest walks, a three-acre peace maze, ponds and fishing on the lake make it a center of activity for the...

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Autumn Postcards From Ireland
Nov16

Autumn Postcards From Ireland

Read about Autumn In Ireland Real Postcards From Ireland   © 2013 Michele Erdvig Web: IrelandYes.com Book: Ireland Dream Trip FREE Ireland Travel Forum Enjoy this post?If so, join our list of e-newsletter subscribers. You’ll receive our favorite news stories on Irish travel and culture delivered to your...

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Titanic Belfast
Mar31

Titanic Belfast

“She was fine when she left here.” Indeed, the largest “unsinkable” ship in the world was A-OK when she departed on her maiden voyage fresh from the Belfast shipyards of Harland and Wolff. What happened then became legend. Titanic Belfast traces the doomed ship from conception to building, christening to departure, sinking to myth and everything in between. Is it worth going out of your way to see? Click for...

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Michele’s TITANIC Giveaway 2012
Dec07

Michele’s TITANIC Giveaway 2012

The holiday spirit has come over Michele Erdvig from www.IrelandYes.com. She’s rounded up a Titanic themed giveaway that is sure to deliver some holiday cheer and put you in the mood for a trip to the Emerald Isle and Titanic Belfast… the birthplace of the luxury liner. Michele’s Titanic Giveaway 2012: Michele Erdvig’s Ireland Dream Trip Thompson’s Titanic Tea – package of 80 teabags Titanic Belfast...

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#122 Jumping Into Ireland with Michele Erdvig – AUDIO
May20

#122 Jumping Into Ireland with Michele Erdvig – AUDIO

Episode Guide – Podcast #122 Getting Ready for the Irish Travel Season with Michele Erdvig – In this edition, Michele Erdvig and Corey Taratuta cover some of the most popular Irish travel news in preparation for the 2012 tourism season. This one is loaded with details of changes at popular attractions, new offerings, and tips to help plan a trip to Ireland. CLICK THE PLAY BUTTON below to listen. Our Podcasts are available...

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Newgrange Winter Solstice
Dec20

Newgrange Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice at Newgrange For over 5,000 years a mystical celestial event has occurred in Ireland. On the winter solstice every year the rising sun penetrates a 60-foot-long passageway inscribed with mysterious carvings and lights up the interior chamber of Newgrange. Is it a tomb? A temple? A calendar? Perhaps we will never know the Neolithic mind-set that built such a complicated monument. Although described by archaeologists as...

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