Thatched roof cottages are one of the most iconic symbols of rural Ireland. Whether you're Great Grandad grew up in one or your looking for one to stay in on your next vacation, read on to learn about the history, architecture, and modern fates of these one-of-a-kind homes.
I just returned from my trip to Ireland! Check out the first part of my trip here, and enjoy even more of my trip on the western coast of Ireland by reading on! As you drive along the N-59 or The Road to Clifden as the locals call it; the Lough Inagh and Maam Valley are off to your right side by side. The scenery is breathtaking in its beauty. The light changes by the minute and the shadows of the clods run across the mountains and bogs. I drove along the road towards Kylemore Abbey and managed to stop...
Ward Gahan, Biddy Murphy’s CEO (or Chief Experience Officer, as he likes to say!) just returned from a trip back to his native Ireland to scout some new products for Biddy Murphy and enjoy the beautiful scenery. His first stop was the rocky and stunning Connemara region. Read on to hear about his travels (and maybe take some of his advice)!
This week, Kirsten looks at the history and culture of the famous Dublin Castle! It started out as a medieval fortress under English rule, and is now a cultural center and government building. The Assay Office, where jewelry is hallmarked, is located in Dublin Castle. Read on to learn more!