Ireland | Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Music in Galway is everywhere and many, like the Galway Street Band, seem to play for the pure joy of performing

Of all the Irish cities I visited this spring, it was Galway that most captured my heart. It’s small enough to be walkable, has a quirky Latin Quarter, plenty of history,...

Wildflowers decorate Mullaghmore peninsula in County Sligo, Ireland

The stunning scenery along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way is so forcefully etched on my memory that I can close my eyes and see it still. Unshorn sheep, fat like giant cotton...

The Cliffs of Moher in County Clare, Ireland, are home to an estimated 30,000 nesting birds

Click on title to view photo in large format: The Cliffs of Moher in County Clare, Ireland, are home to an estimated 30,000 nesting birds, including the elusive Puffin, with its...

Gallarus Oratory, an early Christian Church on the Dingle Peninsula of Ireland

Click on title to view photo in large format: Gallarus Oratory, an early Christian Church on the Dingle Peninsula of Ireland, is believed to have been built between the 6th and...

Typical street scene in the town of Dingle, Ireland

Click on title to view photo in large format: The town of Dingle, Ireland, is the ultimate destination for those who drive around the Dingle Peninsula. The peninsula’s high, craggy sea...

With my back arched and my neck stretched below the parapet, I did the deed!

I lay on my back and reached behind me for the iron rails attached to the parapet at Blarney Castle. Slowly, I squirmed backward over a gaping hole in the floor....