Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland

May 31, 2016 - Dingle Peninsula is home to 10,000 people and 500,000 sheep. It used to have many more people until the famine wiped the...
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Yawn! colored pencil drawing

May 27, 2016 - Yawn! 8 x 10, matted, framed colored pencil drawing of my cat yawning over his toy
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Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, Dingle, County Kerry, Ireland

May 27, 2016 - The Presentation Sisters came to Dingle in 1829 to teach young girls. The convent and beautiful Neo-Gothic chapel were b...
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Town of Dingle, County Kerry, Ireland

May 26, 2016 - Dingle is a pretty town with colorful buildings. My favorite color is purple and one building was painted bright purple!...
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River Shannon, Ireland

May 25, 2016 - The River Shannon is the longest river in Ireland, starting in County Cavan and running 224 miles (360 km) to the Atlant...
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Liscannor Bay, County Clare, Ireland

May 24, 2016 - Liscannor means fort of Connor. This land was ruled by the O’Connor clan. The city did not exist until the early 19 th c...
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Cliffs of Moher, County Clare, Ireland

May 23, 2016 - The Cliffs of Moher are some of the most breathtaking and dramatic sea cliffs in Europe! They rise 689 ft (214 m) out of...
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Thatched Roof Cottages, Ballyvaughan, County Clare, Ireland

May 20, 2016 - I just love thatched roof cottages – so cozy looking! Not sure I would actually like living in one since I’ve heard that...
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Road Sign Insanity, Ireland

May 19, 2016 - Driving in Ireland is challenging because the roads are so poorly marked. Every now and then you will come to an interse...
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The Burren, County Clare, Ireland

May 18, 2016 - The word Burren derives from Boireann, which means “rocky land” in Gaelic. It’s the perfect name for the huge limestone...
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Kinvarra, County Galway, Ireland

May 17, 2016 - Kinvarra is a very charming fishing village on Galway Bay. Dunguaire Castle sits on the quiet habor. It was once the roy...
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Seven Churches, Inis Mor, County Galway, Ireland

May 16, 2016 - St Enda brought Christianity to the Aran Islands in the 5 th century, which began a long monastic tradition. The islands...
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The Worm Hole Cliff, Inis Mor, County Galway, Ireland

May 13, 2016 - The Worm Hole (or Grioir) is a natural rectangular shaped pool on the coast of Inis Mor. When the tide is right, the cra...
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Spring Flowers

May 12, 2016 - Beautiful Flowers we saw near Dun Aengus, Inis Mor, Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland
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Dun Aengus, Inis Mor, County Galway, Ireland

May 12, 2016 - Dun Aengus (or Dun Aonghasa) means the “fort of Aengus” who was a legendary chief of the Tuatha De Danann. It is a fourt...
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Kilronan, Inis Mor, County Galway, Ireland

May 11, 2016 - We landed at Kilronan, the largest village on the island, located on Killeany Bay. The islands are famous for their dist...
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Traditional ways on the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland

May 10, 2016 - The population of Inis Mor is about 800 and Gaelic is the spoken language. The Aran Islands were some of the last places...
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The Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland

May 09, 2016 - The Aran Islands in Galway Bay are formed from a limestone ridge. Geologically, they are an extension of the Burren in C...
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Connemara Ponies, County Galway, Ireland

May 06, 2016 - Connemara Ponies are a breed that originated in this harsh, wild part of Ireland. They are very sturdy, strong ponies wi...
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Connemara National Park, County Galway, Ireland

May 05, 2016 - Connemara National Park has four of the twelve bens (mountains) within its boundaries: Benbaun, Bencullagh, Benbrack and...
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The Sky Road, County Galway, Ireland

May 04, 2016 - The Sky Road is a seven mile loop road that has great views of the Atlantic coast. It is a very narrow and twisty road w...
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The Bog Road, County Galway, Ireland

May 03, 2016 - Peat or Sphagnum moss (bog plant) is very light and springy. It can absorb many times its weight in water. The area is w...
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Roundstone, County Galway, Ireland

May 02, 2016 - Roundstone is a picturesque fishing village on Galway Bay. It is surrounded by the Twelve Bens (mountains) and overlooks...
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I love spring

May 01, 2016 - I LOVE spring! Here is a photo of the carillon with tulips in Springfield, Illinois!
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