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Ireland, part II: the East ain’t so bad either(!)

While the wild West is undoubtedly where it’s at in Ireland if you are looking for natural beauty, it has to be said that the East coast has its attractions too. For most tourists the Irish capital is the obvious … Continue reading

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Ireland: the West is the best!

Two weeks spent in Ireland this Summer confirmed several things for me. Firstly, the Greeks and Romans, who surely saw the outer Atlantic island as a dark and wintry place and called it names like Scotia and Hibernia, were right. … Continue reading

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