Michael Collins home

Visiting the home of Michael Collins

One of my biggest passions besides travel is Irish history. Ever since I was young I remember reading books and watching documentaries about Irelands move towards Independence. One of the largest figures in Irish history, especially around this period is Michael … Continue reading “Visiting the home of Michael Collins”

Wolfe Tones grave site

Wolfe Tones grave site

Theobald Wolfe Tone is regarded as one of the founders of Irish republicanism and a very prominent individual in Irish history. Republicanism in Ireland is widely seen as the use of force to drive British rule and government out of Ireland. … Continue reading “Wolfe Tones grave site”

cultural landmarks in Ireland

Some cultural landmarks in Ireland

‘Other people have a nationality. The Irish and the Jews have a psychosis’~Brendan Behan Every country has their own special landmarks. Not the ones you see in all the travel brochures, but the ones which make the local people immensely … Continue reading “Some cultural landmarks in Ireland”