Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Magic of Harry Clarke in Dingle

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The Dingle Peninsula in Ireland’s south west corner is a magical place.  Everyone knows that.  But apart from the well-known sites like Slea Head, Gallarus Oratory, the Blasket Island, bee hive huts, and Mount Brandon there are hidden jewels often … Continue reading

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Uragh Stone Circle on the Beara Peninsula – Enchanting

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The Beara Peninsula which straddles Counties Cork and Kerry has some of the most mystical sites in Ireland scattered over its terrain.  The Uragh Stone Circle, not too far off the main road from Kenmare to Ardgroom is one such … Continue reading

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Timoleague – Mystical Ruin on the Sea

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Along the road between Kinsale and Clonakilty, near Courtmacsherry is the village of Timoleague which is dominated by the great seaside abbey ruin, a remnant of a 13th century Franciscan Friary.  The abbey is built on the site of a … Continue reading

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Adding an Optional Day of Fishing to Thin Places Tour

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Dan Burgoyne has decided to lead a deep sea excursion off the coast of Kinsale on the third day of the tour – Wednesday, May 15th. This is slated as a FREE DAY. Fishing, and Whale Watching will be one … Continue reading

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Drombeg Stone Circle – County Cork

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The area in southwest Ireland – West Cork and much of Kerry – has  over 100 prehistoric stone circles.  What was the purpose of these circles and how were they used?  One can only speculate.  Reading the seasons, sacred worship, … Continue reading

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