When I first visited the National Museum of Archaeology in Dublin, I was stunned by the sheer amount, and quality, of ancient gold artifacts on display… there is a whole floor of the stuff. My youngest son, who… Read More
Being a small island, peoples lives have been dominated by the sea. In mythology, the Danann, the Milesians, and various other races came to Ireland from the sea. According to legend, Ireland had two sea deities: Lir, and Manannán mac Lir, which means ‘son of Lir’, or ‘son of the sea’.
Co Kerry in Ireland usually brings to mind thoughts of mountains, not beaches. One will find mighty mountains there indeed, but to me, living in the rural heart of Ireland, Co Kerry will always sing of the sea,… Read More