Category Archives: Ireland

Completing the Circle – Into Dublin

I am doing this final post on Ireland after having been home in Calgary for a few days. Oct 7, to Belfast My favourable wind and good weather came to an end.  It was not a long ride from the … Continue reading

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Ireland, Over the Top

Sept 28, to Westport Cold and pretty clear as I climbed the hill heading out of Clifden, near the outer-end of Connemara. The hostel hostess had made a full breakfast for me, much beyond the normal continental style offered in … Continue reading

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Northwards up the Irish West Coast

Sept 20, to Kenmare Heading out onto the Beara Peninsula it was raining again.  It cannot possibly go two days without rain.  It was now heavier than I have had it before.  And then as I was coming down a … Continue reading

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Heading to SW Ireland

Sept 11,12 to Dublin Late leaving Calgary I was re-directed from Toronto to London and then Dublin, arriving at about 3:00 pm, four hours late.  A taxi dropped me off at my warm showers host at a little after 4:00.   … Continue reading

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I’m heading to Ireland

“For the Love of Ireland”, by Susan Cahill, is a compendium of Irish literature that I stumbled upon in preparation for my next soft adventure.  Not only did it give me an easy broad access to the genre but each … Continue reading

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