Leprechauns, Fairy Trees, dramatic green landscapes, listening to Irish music at Gogerty’s in Temple Bar and way too many pints of the black stuff (Guinness), Ireland is great. It is also a place you fall in love with!
This past August, we spent two weeks in Ireland visiting the west coast as well as Northern Ireland and Dublin. We did a guided tour with Tauck Tours and, as expected, they did a great job. The schedule was packed. We spent a maximum of two nights in any one location so we were living out of our suitcases for the most part, but that was necessary to cover all of the ground that we did. I am going to divide my blog into three parts: the visit to Western Ireland, to Northern Ireland ( a separate country) and back to the Republic of Ireland and Dublin. Continue reading