Category Archives: Ireland

Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin, Ireland

Almost everyone we spoke to about what to do during our visit to Dublin recommended us taking a tour of Kilmainham Gaol. Kilmainham Gaol is a former prison in Dublin that has been converted into a prison museum. It has … Continue reading

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The Un-Luck of the Irish

The one trip that we knew we had to make during our six months in Europe was to Ireland. Both of our families have strong Irish ancestry, so we definitely wanted to visit the land of our heritage. We also … Continue reading

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Kilkenny Castle, Ireland

During our trip to Ireland, we really enjoyed visiting Kilkenny Castle in the quaint¬†city of Kilkenny. Construction began on the castle in the twelfth century and it is truly a magnificent residence. You are able to take a self-guided tour … Continue reading

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The Pubs of Dublin, Ireland

To say that there are a lot of pubs in Dublin is an extreme understatement. If you are in the mood for a pint, there are options around every corner and down every street and alley. Needless to say, we … Continue reading

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What a Long Strange Trip it Has Been

Now that our European adventure is over (for now), we thought that we would take the time to trace our steps and truly acknowledge how many wonderful places we were able to visit. In chronological order, here was our trip … Continue reading

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Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland

Christ Church Cathedral (The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity) sits in the heart of Dublin in the medieval section of the city. Dublin doesn’t have an old town like many other places in Europe that we have visited, but it … Continue reading

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A Few Days in Ireland

We had a wonderful time over the past few days visiting the land of our family ancestors. It was too short and the weather was not ideal, but the trip was very memorable despite those things.¬†We visited several sites, which … Continue reading

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