West Clare

Scattery Island in West Clare – Monastic trail and much more

Hello all, The Summer holidays are going much faster than any other year, and it had been on my “to do” list to visit Scattery Island, which is located off the Clare Coast, just a few miles from Kilrush. Not exactly where I heard about this Island, I think it was an interview of some sorts, …

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A picnic bench with a view : Dromore Woods in Co. Clare

Dear Readers, Last weekend has been a very eventful weekend as it was the first holy Communion of our youngest son Alex. This  also meant we had a few extra people in the house, as both my parents and one of my brothers came over from Belgium and David’s parents came over from Northern Ireland. …

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To Lahinch via the Rockshop in Co. Clare

Hi all, Irish weather ranks very high in daily conversation, especially if the weather turns particularly wet and nasty OR if the weather turns out unexpectedly sunny and warm! As it happens, the first part of the Easter Holiday was dreadful, with lot’s of rain and cold winds. It reminded me of autumn back in …

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