When Miraim at The Old Bank in Bruff told me she had arranged a guided tour of Lough Gur for us with historian Michael Quinn, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Lough Gur and the surrounding area are so rich in culture, history and magic. And while my reading and research had me looking forward […]
Even in a place as magnificent as Ireland, some places just stand out as special. One of the most special for me is the town of Bruff, County Limerick. Just 30 minutes south of Limerick City, Bruff is perfectly situated to serve as your base for touring western Ireland. I wish I could pin-point exactly […]
Whenever possible we stop to visit our friends at The Old Bank B&B in Bruff. Miriam never fails to tell me about terrific new sites to visit in the area – and this year she told us of a fairy invasion in County Limerick! Of course we had to go see for ourselves! Fairy Trail […]
The Old Bank B&B in Limerick has become my family’s ‘home away from home’ in Ireland – rarely does a year pass when we don’t make a visit. I’ve updated this post from our first visit in 2012 as this B&B continues to be a favorite for our readers and vacation coaching clients. “You’re going […]
Fota Wildlife Park is a quick 10km from Cork City, but the 100 acres of parkland feel like they are miles from the bustling town. A zoological park with ‘open and natural’ surroundings for animals, Fota Wildlife Park offers the feeling of a safari in a safe, family friendly environment. Wandering around the spacious grounds can […]
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