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Moville Community Performance

The night we were in Moville, there was a fundraising community performance, and our group was invited to share the stage. It opened with a ...
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The Crown Chakra of Ireland

The unique peninsula of Inishowen in Donegal, is the North of the North, where people live gracefully and with kindness. We were welcomed at the ...
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Queen Maeve’s Tomb

The way from Ennis to Donegal is long, and on small roads. We took an impulsive break in Galway for some shopping and busking, eliciting ...
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The Rocky Burren

Coming back from going all the way over the blanket of rounded rocks to the ocean, Keenan said this was the best moment so far. ...
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Ennis Town

After nearly two weeks walking in the country, we hit the town with euros in our pockets and BOOKSHOPS to visit! With the Rowan Tree ...
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Open Mic Story Slam and Tune Jam

It was the brainchild of Madeline and Keenan that instead of drumming up an audience for our performance at the beautiful hall at Boghill, we ...
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Boghill

We had two nights, one full day, and a lifetime at the Boghill Centre. We walked into their ecclectic round rooms filled with books for ...
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The Road to Lisdoonvarna

There’s a classic tune every beginning Irish musician learns – The Road to Lisdoonvarna. Well, that road runs from the rocky coast of Doolin high ...
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Cliffwalking

Leaving Crann Og on Saturday morning, we rode the bus across the county of Clare to the coast, where we all got out at the ...
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Visiting the Kilbeacanty School

Spontaneously, our last day at Crann Og, we got permission to try out our performance at the local elementary school. Three classes, with children from ...
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Crann Og – the eco sanctuary

We descended like a flock of sparrows on the sacred space of Crann Og, a retreat center with magically minded facilitators. Nearly impossible to find, ...
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The Long Walk

To get off the Dingle peninsula when you’re a bard, there is just one way to travel (walking) but many kinds of weather. We, being ...
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Meeting a Bard

After our experience with Marie, the artist, we went back to the the Pottery (http://www.louismulcahy.com/) to see the other side of this intensely creative man. Louis ...
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Learning to See

After a day on the Great Blasket Island, sketching and working with watercolors, we went to the home of Marie Simonds-Gooding, a world known artist ...
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Swimming with Seals

Seals are shy. Everyone knows that. Shy, and dangerous. But perhaps that’s because people often were known to kill them for their oil and meat. ...
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The Back Side of the Island

Initially, our idea was to circumnavigate the island, walking the ten kilometers around before catching the ferry again. But the beauty was so striking that ...
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The Great Blasket Ferry

The ferry to Great Blasket Island has been able to go out only four times in the last two months, due to weather. But when ...
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The First Day – Shannon to Dingle

It is stunning how well you can function even after the slightest hint of sleep on the airplane. The sun was up, the air soft, ...
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Backlog of Adventure!

Despite our best intentions, our thousand pictures have been worth not even one word. We underestimated the intense schedule when we had wifi, and then ...
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IRELAND!

Half the group has never left our country before, so even the little things are amazing — like round seated toilets, and driving on the ...
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One week to go…

The to-do lists have been mating like rabbits, and now are bouncing all over the house...
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Let the Journey Begin…

Our new blog to chronicle our travels and adventures in Ireland is almost ready...
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