The Tale of Three Ladies, a Rental Car, and a Pesky Irish Goat
Jan29

The Tale of Three Ladies, a Rental Car, and a Pesky Irish Goat

Here’s a story of an Irish Travel Mishap contributed by Karen Newhouse… My two friends and I had been making yearly trips to see parts of Ireland since I studied there in 2003. In 2009, we were renting a cottage on a family farm on the Finvarra peninsula, County Clare. We used the location as a central point to explore the sites from Limerick to Galway. We soon learned there are unexpected hazards to staying on a working farm. The...

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Swallowed by a Donegal Ditch: Mishaps in Irish Travel
Jan15

Swallowed by a Donegal Ditch: Mishaps in Irish Travel

This week, I asked our readers to share their Irish travel mishaps, and when this one came in from Barrie Maguire (…with photos!), I knew I had to share it straightaway. I think it’s a testament to the generosity of the people of Donegal and the ferocity of those Ulster ditches 😉 Thanks for sharing Barrie! If you have a mishap… large or small… you’d like to share, email me. In May of 2006 we rented a...

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#102 When Volcanos Interfere with Your Trip to Ireland & Michele vs the Volcano – AUDIO
Apr21

#102 When Volcanos Interfere with Your Trip to Ireland & Michele vs the Volcano – AUDIO

Episode Guide – Podcast #102 When Volcanos Interfere with Your Trip to Ireland We hear from Bernard McMullen about the affects the volcano in Iceland has had on Irish travel and we have a guest who had to change her plans for Ireland because of the volcanic ash. Our apologies in advance, we didn’t have access to our usual recording equipment, so this episode sounds a bit different than others. Note: These interviews were...

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