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Newgrange Passage Tomb – Spirals, Light and Stone

Newgrange Passage Tomb – Spirals, Light and Stone

    Newgrange passage tomb in the Boyne Valley – County Meath, Ireland is the oldest, fully in-tact building in Ireland, and probably in western Europe. According to Mary Gibbons who offers excellent tours of Newgrange, the tomb dates back 5000 years, predating the pyramids of Egypt, Stonehenge and all […]

 
 

Croagh Patrick – the Holy Mountain

Croagh Patrick – the Holy Mountain

  Croagh Patrick is one of the “must see” destinations in Ireland and has been known as a “thin place” or site of sacred power for thousands of years. Plan to spend at least half a day. The mountain that dominates the landscape in Westport, Achill, and Murrisk, is also […]

 
 

Mapping out Day 1 – Connamara, Kylemore, Lough Corrib

Mapping out Day 1 – Connamara, Kylemore, Lough Corrib

During the various layovers at airports today, Dan Burgoyne and I planned out our first day in Ireland. We plan to take a drive around Lough Corrib then past the Maamturk Mountains and take in the unique light of Connamara. Like Paris, the light in this region has inspired artists […]

 
 

We’re Off to Ireland for the Thin Places Mystical Tour

We’re Off to Ireland for the Thin Places Mystical Tour

Dan and I will be traveling to Ireland on Tuesday.  We’ll spend a few days on our own before meeting the tour group in Dublin on May 15th.  In those few extra days we plan to visit Mayo and Sligo – particularly Down Patrick Head and some megalithic sites around […]

 
 
 
 
 

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