Ireland and Northern Ireland Blog Posts

Belfast Black Taxi Tour

By | June 8th, 2012|Categories: Ireland, Photographic Inspiration|Tags: , , , |

There's never any guarantee's, but we should be fine.  There hasnt been any trouble in a while, and June is usually when it stirs up a bit, not May. ... reassuring words from a man who [...]

Ireland Roadtrip Summary: Cost and Mileage

By | May 31st, 2012|Categories: Ireland|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

So thats the Ireland roadtrip all done with. 9 Amazing days and a lot of miles covered within that time, but every one totally worth it.  There were a few places we planned to visit that [...]

Cliffs of Moher

By | May 28th, 2012|Categories: Ireland, Photographic Inspiration|Tags: , , |

The cliffs of Moher are located in west Ireland, stretching along County Claire's Atlantic Coast.  At their highest they stand 214m tall and stretch for roughly 8Km along the coastline.  The site has been awarded [...]

Ireland Roadtrip: Days 6-9 – Galway to Limerick and Newcastle West

By | May 28th, 2012|Categories: Ireland, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , |

Day 6-9 Mini Summary: Day 6 - Drive from Galway to Limerick via the cliffs of Moher -  It was a fairly straight forward coastal drive in the sunshine.  The cliffs were well sign posted, [...]

Ireland Roadtrip: Day 5 – Cavan to Galway

By | May 25th, 2012|Categories: Ireland, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , |

Day 5 Mini Summary: We left Angela's around 10 min the morning and headed straight to Galway.  Our original plan had been to hit Galway via Westport on the west coast of Ireland, but my [...]

Ireland Roadtrip: Day 4 – Malinbeg (Donegal) to Cavan

By | May 23rd, 2012|Categories: Ireland|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Day 4 mini Summary: After checking out of the Malinbeg hostel we took a slight detour on our route to Sligo on a recommendation of Frank, the Malinbeg hostel owner and all round nice guy! [...]

Ireland Roadtrip: Day 3 – Derry to Malinbeg (Donegal)

By | May 21st, 2012|Categories: Ireland|

Day 3 Mini Summary: Checkout out of our Derry hostel around 10am and drove to the town centre, parking right next to the tourist info centre.  Within the tourist info centre we booked a 1hr [...]

Photo Essay: Giants Causeway

By | May 18th, 2012|Categories: Ireland, Photographic Inspiration|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Giants Causeway is located on Northern Irelands north coast, between Belfast and Derry (the blue pin on the map below), the stretch of coastline is a marvel and draws hundreds of tourists a day.  It [...]

The Ireland Roadtrip: Day 2 Belfast to Derry

By | May 14th, 2012|Categories: Ireland|Tags: , , , , , , |

Day 2 Mini Summary: Drive from Belfast to Derry,  5 hrs in total, most of it in the rain. See the Belfast Marathon runners as we leave the city.  Drive the north east coast via the [...]

The Ireland Roadtrip: Day 1 – London to Belfast

By | May 7th, 2012|Categories: Ireland|Tags: , , |

So here...eth start my Ireland tour blog post series.  I've tried something a little different here and have tried a couple of video blogs.  I've only used Imovie so its nothing amazing, but it was still [...]

The Ireland Roadtrip Playlist

By | April 30th, 2012|Categories: Ireland|Tags: , |

One more week at works, thats all.  One more week and then I'm off, back on the road again and travelling, what a feeling.  I'm only going to Ireland for 10 days or so, but that [...]

Ireland Roadtrip 2012 – THE PLAN

By | March 27th, 2012|Categories: Ireland|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The girlfriend has just renwed her driving licence *gulp.  Ten years after she passed her test and with about an hours worth of driving experience since passing I'm not quite sure what i'm letting myself in for by [...]

Photo Essay: Blarney Castle

By | August 11th, 2011|Categories: Ireland, Photographic Inspiration, Travel|Tags: , |

Ealier this year (2011), whilst in the Cork, my girlfriend and I used the local buses to go visit Blarney. Most famous for Blarney Castle and the Blarney stone, the area was exactly like how [...]

Ireland 2011 – Cork and Newcastle West

By | May 13th, 2011|Categories: Ireland, Travel, Travel Diary|Tags: , , , , |

Pack your warm clothes she told me, Ireland's colder than England, much colder, we get the breeze from the Atlantic.  Two days later I’m standing in a sun drenched Cork high street, clad in shorts, [...]