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Regrettably today was my last day of touring in Ireland. I really fell in love the natural beauty of Ireland and the friendliness of the Irish people. I really like visiting big cities, but I just don't think I could thrive in a large city for too long. I mean, I lived on a dirt road in rural Indiana surrounded by corn and soybean fields! Haha Therefore, Ireland was a great place for me to visit. Ireland is not known for its beautiful and enormous cities, ...
What a better time to visit Our Lady of Knock than the week of her feast day on August 21st? For those unfamiliar with Our Lady of Knock let me give you a brief backstory:
Our Lady of Knock is a shrine dedicated to the apparition ground of the holy family and St. John the Baptist in the Republic of Ireland. On August 21st 1879, Mary, Joseph, St. John the Baptist, and a lamb ...
... and dry for a change. We travels back to Galway by way ofKnock. Knock is a typical County Mayo rural town except that is the site of a religious apparition verified by the Catholic Church. there are about 20 "Holy Water" fountains where you can take the water home to treat your illnesses and conditions. Local shops will helpfully sell you an empty 2 Liter bottle for 1 euro 50 cents so you can carry it ...
... in Ireland during the century between the potato famine and the modern post-WWII era, roughly between 1850 and 1950. I personally find the subject matter of the lives and beliefs of the rural majority of the population in countries to be quite fascinating, often more so than the political and military history of countries that is dominated by the societies’ elites.
Although I had aimed to book a place for the night in Westport, ...
... islands and into the docks at the castle. Ashford Castle was once owned by the Guinness family and this is how they would have arrived at their vacation home. We were met by a bagpiper and a gentleman from the hotel. We were led up to the front entry by the piper and staff was waiting to greet us. Inside we were given our room key, it was a free for all, there was a staff person taking dinner reservations, people milling around and staff taking ...