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Planning your Visit to Ireland? Deerpark Forest

Welcome to a new feature on Aliisaacstoryteller. Are you planning a visit to Ireland? Over the coming weeks, I’ll be featuring places in Ireland that I love, and which are, I think, well worth a visit. Some will be familiar to you, others will get you off that beaten tourist track, and make your visit to Ireland a more memorable and unique one. Today we’re visiting somewhere near and dear to my heart, Deerpark Forest, on the shores of Lough Ramor in Co Cavan, so get your walking shoes on!

Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 16 – “Calm”

This is the first time I have taken part in Hugh’s Photo Challenge, but as soon as I read his post on this week’s challenge, this image popped into my head. Lough Ramor is a huge lake just… Read More

Cethlenn’s Island and other Local Lake Legends

Enniskillen is a town which lies just an hour’s drive from where I live, over the border in Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. In Irish, its name is Inis Cethlin, meaning ‘Cethlenn’s Island’. On this particular day, I was… Read More

Five Photos Five Stories Challenge Day Five | Frozen

Everyone remembers the winter of 2010. It’s hard to believe it is already five years ago! I remember shovelling snow off my drive in temperatures of -15*C… we’re not used to that over here; fairly mild and very… Read More

Thank You! This is for You.

In Monday’s post, I said that something wonderful was about to happen, at least for me. Well, it happened… today. I had a little message from WordPress congratulating me on my 500th follower! That’s a big deal for… Read More

The Power of Water in Irish Mythology

It is generally accepted that in ancient times, our ancestors believed one could access the Otherworld via water. It’s understandable; water’s surface acts as a mirror to reflect the sky, mountains, trees all around them. It looked the… Read More