Browsing Tag

Ireland

  • Top 10 Family Travel destinations 2015 part 2

    Tweet So, apologies for being a teeny bit late with the rest of my Top 10 family travel destinations for 2015 – I was slightly waylaid by watching back to back episodes of Breaking…

    January 16, 2015
  • Our Michael Collins connection

    Tweet Nearly every other person you meet in Ireland will tell you they’re somehow connected to the Irish freedom fighter Michael Collins. We’d grown up hearing that we were related to ‘The General’, but…

    August 17, 2014
  • A woman of substance

    Tweet I love this photo of my grandmother, taken in the Twenties. She’s talking to one of her sons, and I’m guessing she’s on her way out for the evening – judging by her…

    June 12, 2013
  • In praise of the Mums Only holiday

    Tweet No 1 Son was about 18 months old when I was asked to go on a work trip abroad for the first time. There were two reasons I didn’t feel I could turn…

    April 11, 2013